Pigeon Guillemot off Point Loma 6-19-2020
I had a south bound Pigeon Guillemot along the outer edge of the kelp beds west of the tip of Point Loma, at 7 a.m. Friday morning.
I have seen Pigeon Guillemot regularly at the Coronado Islands in the spring, so wonder if this guy is feeding along the coast at night then returning to the islands at daylight? The flight was not a direct line to the islands so I may be wrong. This bird's flight line would have put it closer to. Imperial Beach, or the Mexican Coast.
A side note, Black and Ashy Storm-Petrels have been numbers unusually close to Point Loma this spring. Some of those storm-petrels have been as close as 1-1.5 n.miles.
Today I saw none in that area in 10+ hrs. to 3 n.miles, and along the full length of the Point..
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