Leonie Batkin and I did a Holland America Line cruise from San Diego to Vancouver. The number of birds and diversity were at the low endthrough-out California. All species were noted, but below are justthe highlights. April 9 Santa Barbara County Cook's Petrel ( 3 ) San Luis Obispo County Laysan Albatross ( 1 ) Monterey County Laysan Albatross ( 1 ) Cook's Petrel (2 ) Sabine's Gull ( 6 ) San Mateo County Laysan Albatross ( 1 ) Cook's Petrel ( 1 ) Ashy Storm-Petrel ( 1 ) Fork-tailed Storm-Petrel ( 1 ) Sabine's Gull ( 1 ) San Francisco County Laysan Albatross ( 1 ) Fork-tailed Storm-Petrel ( 2 ) April 10 Del Norte County Leach's Storm-Petrel ( 500 ) Wenoted noMurphy's Petrelsuntil crossing into Oregon waters. Ron Thorn Redwood City, California
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