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2008-2009 SURVEY - Table of Contents

 

 

 

1. Overview
2. Species List
3. Summary Graphs
4. Bird Distribution Graphs
5. Survey Site Summaries

 

OVERVIEW

47 survey sites visited

  • up from 28 sites in 2007-8
  • covers nearly 3 square miles of near-shore saltwater habitat

53 active surveyors

  • up from 32 volunteers in 2007-8

185 volunteer survey hours

51 species recorded

  • up from 42 species of seabirds in 2007-8

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SPECIES LIST

 

 

Brant
Cackling Goose*
Canada Goose

Mute Swan*

Gadwall
American Wigeon
Mallard
Northern Shoveler
Northern Pintail*
Canvasback*
Redhead*
Ring-necked Duck*

Greater Scaup
Lesser Scaup
Harlequin Duck
Surf Scoter
White-winged Scoter
Black Scoter
Bufflehead
Common Goldeneye
Barrow's Goldeneye
Hooded Merganser
Common Merganser
Red-breasted Merganser

Red-throated Loon
Pacific Loon
Common Loon

Pied-billed Grebe
Horned Grebe
Red-necked Grebe
Eared Grebe*
Western Grebe
Clark's Grebe*

Brandt's Cormorant
Double-crested Cormorant
Pelagic Cormorant

Great Blue Heron

American Coot

Bonaparte's Gull
Heermann's Gull
Mew Gull
Ring-billed Gull
California Gull
Herring Gull
Thayer's Gull
Western Gull
Glaucous-winged Gull

Common Murre
Pigeon Guillemot
Cassin's Auklet*
Rhinoceros Auklet

* New for PSSS

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SUMMARY GRAPHS
please refer to survey site list at bottom to find specific site name and location

 

 

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BIRD DISTRIBUTION GRAPHS
please refer to survey site list at bottom to find specific site name and location

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SURVEY SITE SUMMARIES
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# Name   Location (GPS) Status
1 Dash Pt State Park Federal Way N47 19.223 W122 24.843  
2 Dumas Bay State Park Federal Way N47 19.576 W122 23.118  
3 South Redondo Boardwalk Des Moines N47 20.605 W122 19.97  
4 North Redondo Boardwalk Des Moines N47 21.041 W122 19.428  
5 Saltwater State Park Des Moines N47 22.365 W122 19.493  
6 Des Moines Fishing Pier Des Moines N47 24.123 W122 20.04  
7 Marine View Park Normandy Park N47 24.696 W122 20.403  
8 Three Tree Point Burien N47 27.13 W122 22.753  
9 Seahurst Park Burien N47 28.685 W122 21.83  
10 Brace Point Seattle N47 30.913 W122 23.786  
11 Lincoln Park West Seattle N47 31.58 W122 23.695  
12 Lowman Park West Seattle N47 32.418 W122 23.846  
13 Mee Kwa Mooks West Seattle N47 33.821 W122 24.421  
14 Alki Beach West Seattle N47 34.701 W122 24.865  
15 Alki Point West Seattle N47 35.726 W122 23.256  
16 Elliott Bay Water Taxi Pier Downtown Seattle N47 35.388 W122 22.798  
17 Pier 57 Downtown Seattle N47 36.37 W122 20.571  
18 Pier 70 Downtown Seattle N47 36.895 W122 21.44  
19 Myrtle Edwards Park  Downtown Seattle N47 37.608 W122 22.651  
20 Magnolia Bluff Seattle N47 37.875 W122 23.726  
21 West Point south Seattle N47 39.658 W122 25.98  
22 West Point north Seattle N47 39.746 W122 26.008  
23 60th St Viewpoint Seattle N47 40.335 W122 24.371  
24 Golden Gardens Seattle N47 41.565 W122 24.334  
25 Carkeek Park Seattle N47 42.75 W122 22.775  
26 Richmond Beach Shoreline N47 45.815 W122 23.15  
27 Edmonds south Edmonds N47 48.195 W122 23.68  
28 Edmonds north Edmonds N47 48.683 W122 23.346  
29 Discovery Park West Seattle N47 40.043 W122 25.363  
30 The Cove Des Moines N47 26.566 W122 21.378  
31 Penn Cove Pier Coupeville, Whidbey N48 13.368 W122 41.298  
32 Purdy Spit South Purdy N47 22.904 W122 38.086 VACANT
33 Purdy Spit North  Purdy N47 22.908 W122 38.092 VACANT
34 Kopachuck   N47 18.608 W122 41.241 VACANT
35 DeMolay Boys Camp - West Fox Island N47 16.652 W122 40.005  
36 DeMolay Boys Camp - East Fox Island N47 16.659 W122 39.973  
37 Fox Island Fishing Pier Fox Island N47 13.719 W122 35.386  
38 Cromwell West Gig Harbor N47 16.283 W122 37.143  
39 Cromwell East Gig Harbor N47 16.254 W122 36.659  
40 Narrows Park Gig Harbor N47 16.027 W122 33.844 VACANT
41 Gig Harbor Spit Gig Harbor N47 19.605 W122 34.367 VACANT
42 Sunrise Beach County Park Gig Harbor N47 20.954 W122 33.366 VACANT
43 Gordon Pt Park Steilacoom N47 10.126 W122 36.783 VACANT
44 Sunnyside Beach Park Steilacoom N47 10.715 W122 35.394 VACANT
45 Titlow Beach Tacoma N47 14.812 W122 33.217 VACANT
46 Owens Beach Pt Defiance Tacoma N47 18.769 W122 31.680 VACANT
47 Ruston Way Tacoma N47 17.685 W122 29.938  
48 Les Davis Pier Tacoma N47 17.015 W122 28.877  
49 Jack Hyde Park Tacoma N47 16.545 W122 27.732  
50 Thea's Park Tacoma N47 15.717 W122 26.385  
51 Brauneis Property (Key) Key Peninsula N47 18.615 W122 44.443 VACANT
52 Penrose State Park Key Peninsula N47 15.603 W122 44.701  
53 Joemma Beach State Park Key Peninsula N47 13.465 W122 48.657 VACANT
54 Herron Island Ferry Term. N. Key Peninsula N47 16.498 W122 48.862 VACANT
55 Luhr Beach Nisqually N47 06.048 W122 43.630  
56 Brown's Point Tacoma N47 18.347 W122 26.656  
57 Seward Park North Seattle N47 33.136 W122 15.400  
58 Seward Park South Seattle N47 32.931 W122 15.250  
59 Adams/Rose property Tacoma    VACANT
60 Tolmie State Park Olympia N47 07.256 W122 46.563

 

 

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