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Pelagic Trips from Graciosa 2011 to 2018 (Cumulative totals for trips each of 3.

5 days at sea)

Species June August August September August August August/ August August
2011 2012 2013 2013 2014 2015 September 2017 2018
2016
Fea’s Petrel 1 2 (fea’s- 1
type)
Zino’s 1
Petrel
Bulwers 4 18 1 3 11 1 8 15 10
Petrel
Cory’s x X x X X X X X X
Shearwater
Great 60+ 100+ 300+ X 130 150 20
Shearwater
Sooty 5 20+ 7 21 17 5
Shearwater
Manx 4 5 1 4 6 1
Shearwater
Barolo’s 3 1 1 1 1
Shearwater
Wilson’s 15 6 7 1 3 3 5 1 1
Storm
Petrel
Swinhoe’s 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 3
Petrel
Monteiro’s 50+ c20 C30 10+ 50 10+ 120+ 50+ 35+
Petrel
‘Grant’s’ c10 2+ 2+ 2+ X 3 X
Petrel
Brown 1
Booby
Northern 1
Gannet
Grey 1 1
Phalarope
Pomarine 1 1 1 1
Skua
Arctic Skua 5 3 1 5
Long-tailed 1 3 3 1 2
Skua
Great Skua 4
South Polar 1
Skua
‘Azores X X X X X X X x X
Gull’
Lesser 1 X X X X X X 2
Black-
backed Gull
Sabine’s 1
Gull
Roseate X X X 20+ X X X X 22
Tern
Common X X X X X X X x
Tern
Arctic Tern 1
Sooty Tern 1 1 2 3 1 1 1
*A Solitary Sandpiper was also recorded at sea in August 2012
*Trindade Petrel was recorded by an independent pelagic birder off Graciosa in 2012.
x- present throughout

Other Wildlife from Graciosa 2011 to 2016 (Cumulative totals for trips of 3.5 days at sea)

Species June August August September August August/ August August


2011 2012 2013 2013 2014 September 2017 2018
2016
Sperm Whale 4 1 2 3
Cuvier’s 6 4
Beaked
Whale
Northern 1
Bottlenose
Whale
Sowerby’s 1 5 4
Beaked
Whale
Minke Whale 1
Pilot Whale x
sp
Common 200+ 100+ 100+ 100+ 10 X X
Dolphin
Bottlenose 50+ 10+ 20+ 10+ 30+ x X
Dolphin
Spotted 50+ 20+ 50+ 20+ X X
Dolphin
Striped 25
Dolphin
Risso’s 12+ 20+ X
Dolphin
Loggerhead 1 3 2 7
Turtle
Sunfish 1
Blue Shark 3 3 1
Hammerhead 1
Shark
Oceanic 1
White-tip
Shark
Manta Ray 2