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  • rknight@preferred.com
    - RBA * Alaska * St. Paul Island, Pribilofs * July 3, 2005 * AKSPI 0307.05 Hello Birders, this is the St. Paul Island rare bird alert for the week of June 27
    Message 1 of 10 , Jul 4, 2005
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      * Alaska
      * St. Paul Island, Pribilofs
      * July 3, 2005
      * AKSPI 0307.05


      Hello Birders, this is the St. Paul Island rare bird alert for the week of
      June 27 – July 3, 2005 sponsored by St. Paul Island Tour. The following
      sequence of sightings is in taxonomic order; an asterisk denotes a species of
      less than annual occurrence or one of particular note.

      Birds Mentioned:

      Cackling Goose
      Greater Scaup
      *Steller’s Eider
      King Eider
      White-winged Scoter
      Red-breasted Merganser
      *Common Loon
      Red-necked Grebe
      Short-tailed Shearwater
      *Bald Eagle
      Wandering Tattler
      Ruddy Turnstone
      Parasitic Jaeger
      Glaucous Gull
      Rhinoceros Auklet
      *Barn Swallow (Eurasian form)
      *McKay’s Bunting
      Common Redpoll


      WEATHER
      The only notable weather event for this week was west winds on June 28th,
      which shifted to the southwest on the following day. Wind velocity both days
      was less than 10 mph.

      WATERFOWL
      Six Cackling Geese were reported on the 28th at Kittiwake Lake. Three Greater
      Scaup drakes were in the Salt Lagoon from June 29 to July 1. A lone female
      Steller’s Eider remained through the period with the Harlequin Ducks in the
      harbor, while another female Steller’s was seen on the 29th and 1st at Webster
      Seawatch. Small numbers (1-3) of King Eiders lingered around the harbor all
      week. Four White-winged Scoters were noted at Webster Seawatch from the 29th
      to July 1 and three Red-breasted Mergansers were also there on the 29th.

      SEABIRDS
      A basic-plumaged Common Loon was an unexpected sight on the 29th at
      Northeast. Two Red-necked Grebes were seen at Marunich on the 1st & 2nd of
      July. Six Short-tailed Shearwaters were spotted off Northeast Point on the
      1st. A light-morph Parasitic Jaeger appeared at Northeast on the 28th and a
      dark-morph Parasitic was seen there the next day. The injured Glaucous Gull
      (“Lucky”) remains around the Salt Lagoon. Rhinoceros Auklets continue to be
      seen as singles and pairs at Southwest Point and Ridge Wall.

      SHOREBIRDS
      A Wandering Tattler was seen at Southwest Point on the 27th. Up to 15 Ruddy
      Turnstones were seen at Marunich on the 1st & 2nd.

      LANDBIRDS & PASSERINES
      The lingering immature Bald Eagle was noted several times this week.
      Evidently blown in by the light west winds, a white-bellied Barn Swallow
      (apparently of a Eurasian race) was seen around the airport buildings and
      settling pond from June 29 through July 2. Our male MCKAY’S BUNTING
      continues to be seen at Crater Hill. Small numbers (1-8) of Common Redpolls
      were seen around the island this week.

      Regularly occurring species now present on the island:
      Northern Pintail
      Green-winged (and Common) Teal
      Harlequin Duck
      Long-tailed Duck
      Northern Fulmar
      Red-faced Cormorant
      Pelagic Cormorant
      Semipalmated Plover
      Least Sandpiper
      Rock Sandpiper (ssp. ptilocnemis)
      Red-necked Phalarope
      Glaucous-winged Gull
      Black-legged Kittiwake
      Red-legged Kittiwake
      Common Murre
      Thick-billed Murre
      Pigeon Guillemot
      Ancient Murrelet
      Parakeet Auklet
      Least Auklet
      Crested Auklet
      Horned Puffin
      Tufted Puffin
      Winter Wren (ssp. alascensis)
      Lapland Longspur
      Snow Bunting
      Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch (ssp. umbrina)

      For tour information or to make travel arrangements visit our website
      http:www.alaskabirding.com or call 1-877-424-5637. This is Rick Knight
      (rknight@...), Dylan Radin, and Brandon Percival, the 2005 St. Paul
      Island Tour guides, wishing you good birding.


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    • rknight@preferred.com
      - RBA * Alaska * St. Paul Island, Pribilofs * July 10, 2005 * AKSPI 1007.05 Hello Birders, this is the St. Paul Island rare bird alert for the week of July 10,
      Message 2 of 10 , Jul 11, 2005
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        * Alaska
        * St. Paul Island, Pribilofs
        * July 10, 2005
        * AKSPI 1007.05


        Hello Birders, this is the St. Paul Island rare bird alert for the week of
        July 10, 2005 sponsored by St. Paul Island Tour. The following sequence of
        sightings is in taxonomic order; an asterisk denotes a species of less than
        annual occurrence or one of particular note.

        Birds Mentioned:

        Greater Scaup
        *Steller’s Eider
        King Eider
        White-winged Scoter
        Red-necked Grebe
        Short-tailed Shearwater
        *Fork-tailed Storm-Petrel
        *Bald Eagle
        Pacific Golden-Plover
        Ruddy Turnstone
        Pectoral Sandpiper
        Long-tailed Jaeger
        *Black-headed Gull
        Herring Gull (smithsonianus)
        Slaty-backed Gull
        Glaucous Gull
        Rhinoceros Auklet
        *Common Raven
        *Barn Swallow (Eurasian form)
        *McKay’s Bunting
        Common Redpoll


        WEATHER
        We had light west winds on the 6th, brisk west winds on the 9th, and moderate
        west / southwest winds on the 10th.


        WATERFOWL
        One Greater Scaup was spotted at Sheep Lake on the 5th. The female Steller’s
        Eider remained through the period with the Harlequin Ducks in the harbor and
        was joined by a second there on the 4th, while another female Steller’s was
        seen at Marunich on the 7th. One to two King Eiders lingered around the
        harbor all week. Four White-winged Scoters were noted at Webster Seawatch
        through the period.

        SEABIRDS
        A Red-necked Grebe was seen at Marunich on the 7th. A few (10+) Short-tailed
        Shearwaters were spotted off Northeast Point on the 4th & 9th, with 100+ there
        on the 10th. A Fork-tailed Storm-Petrel sitting on the water at Southwest
        Point allowed close study on the 8th, while two were seen at East Landing on
        the 9th. A Long-tailed Jaeger appeared at Webster Seawatch on the 10th. An
        alternate-plumaged Black-headed Gull was observed at Pumphouse Lake and the
        harbor on the 10th. A Herring Gull (smithsonianus) was noted at Pumphouse
        Lake on the 5th. A third-year Slaty-backed Gull was seen on the 4th at
        Northeast Point. The saga of the lingering injured Glaucous Gull (“Lucky”)
        came to a conclusion on the 9th when it was found dead. Only one Rhinoceros
        Auklet was seen this week at Ridge Wall.

        SHOREBIRDS
        An alternate-plumaged Pacific Golden-Plover appeared at Pumphouse Lake on the
        4th and remained through the 7th; it was replaced by a transitional-plumaged
        plover on the 9th. The number of Ruddy Turnstones grew to 45+ by week’s end.
        One to four Pectoral Sandpipers were seen at Pumphouse Lake from the 8th –
        10th.

        LANDBIRDS & PASSERINES
        The lingering immature Bald Eagle was noted several times this week and the
        adult was seen on the 4th. A Common Raven was seen at Reef on the 10th. The
        white-bellied Barn Swallow (of a Eurasian race) lingered around the airport
        buildings and settling pond through July 6th. Our male MCKAY’S BUNTING
        continues to be seen at Crater Hill. Small numbers (1-10) of Common Redpolls
        were seen around the island all week.

        Regularly occurring species now present on the island:
        Northern Pintail
        Green-winged (and Common) Teal
        Harlequin Duck
        Long-tailed Duck
        Northern Fulmar
        Red-faced Cormorant
        Pelagic Cormorant
        Semipalmated Plover
        Least Sandpiper
        Rock Sandpiper (ssp. ptilocnemis)
        Red-necked Phalarope
        Glaucous-winged Gull
        Black-legged Kittiwake
        Red-legged Kittiwake
        Common Murre
        Thick-billed Murre
        Pigeon Guillemot
        Ancient Murrelet
        Parakeet Auklet
        Least Auklet
        Crested Auklet
        Horned Puffin
        Tufted Puffin
        Winter Wren (ssp. alascensis)
        Lapland Longspur
        Snow Bunting
        Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch (ssp. umbrina)

        For tour information or to make travel arrangements visit our website
        http:www.alaskabirding.com or call 1-877-424-5637. This is Rick Knight
        (rknight@...), Dylan Radin, and Brandon Percival, the 2005 St. Paul
        Island Tour guides, wishing you good birding.



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      • rknight@preferred.com
        - RBA * Alaska * St. Paul Island, Pribilofs * July 17, 2005 * AKSPI 1707.05 Hello Birders, this is the St. Paul Island rare bird alert for the week of July
        Message 3 of 10 , Jul 18, 2005
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          * Alaska
          * St. Paul Island, Pribilofs
          * July 17, 2005
          * AKSPI 1707.05


          Hello Birders, this is the St. Paul Island rare bird alert for the week of
          July 11-17, 2005 sponsored by St. Paul Island Tour. The following sequence of
          sightings is in taxonomic order; an asterisk denotes a species of less than
          annual occurrence or one of particular note.

          Birds Mentioned:

          Eurasian Wigeon
          *Steller’s Eider
          King Eider
          White-winged Scoter
          Short-tailed Shearwater
          *Bald Eagle
          Wandering Tattler
          *GRAY-TAILED TATTLER
          Ruddy Turnstone
          Pectoral Sandpiper
          Red Phalarope
          Parasitic Jaeger
          *Black-headed Gull
          Herring Gull (smithsonianus)
          Slaty-backed Gull
          Rhinoceros Auklet
          *Common Raven
          *McKay’s Bunting
          Common Redpoll


          WEATHER
          The only weather of note was moderate northwest winds on July 16 and light NW
          winds the following day.


          WATERFOWL
          A drake Eurasian Wigeon at the Salt Lagoon on the 12th was a surprise in mid-
          summer. One to three female Steller’s Eiders lingered around the harbor and
          Salt Lagoon this week. One female King Eider lingered around the harbor all
          week and another was seen at Ridge Wall on the 12th. Four White-winged
          Scoters remained at Webster Seawatch through the period.

          SEABIRDS
          Over a hundred Short-tailed Shearwaters passed Southwest Point on the 16th,
          with small numbers seen at Northeast Point that day and the next. A Parasitic
          Jaeger was spotted at Crater Hill on the 16th. An alternate-plumaged Black-
          headed Gull was observed at Big Lake on the 11th and 13th. An adult Herring
          Gull (smithsonianus) was noted at the harbor on the 15th. A third-year Slaty-
          backed Gull was seen on the 17th at East Landing. Only one Rhinoceros Auklet
          was seen this week, at Ridge Wall on the 14th.

          SHOREBIRDS
          Single Wandering Tattlers were at Lake Hill on the 14th and at the Salt Lagoon
          on the 17th. The season’s first GRAY-TAILED TATTLER appeared on the 11th at
          the Salt Lagoon; 1-3 were seen there from the 15th – 17th. The number of
          Ruddy Turnstones skyrocketed to 500+ by week’s end. One to three Pectoral
          Sandpipers were seen at Pumphouse Lake through the 16th. Fifty Red
          Phalaropes, some still in alternate plumage, were spotted at Ridge Wall on the
          14th & 15th, while over 200 were seen at Southwest Point on the 17th.

          LANDBIRDS & PASSERINES
          The lingering immature Bald Eagle was noted several times this week. One to
          three Common Ravens were seen at various sites around the island this week.
          Our male MCKAY’S BUNTING was seen through the 15th at Crater Hill. Small
          numbers (1-3) of Common Redpolls were seen around the island all week.

          Regularly occurring species now present on the island:
          Northern Pintail
          Green-winged (and Common) Teal --- all now in eclipse plumage
          Harlequin Duck
          Long-tailed Duck
          Northern Fulmar
          Red-faced Cormorant
          Pelagic Cormorant
          Semipalmated Plover
          Least Sandpiper
          Rock Sandpiper (ssp. ptilocnemis)
          Red-necked Phalarope
          Glaucous-winged Gull
          Black-legged Kittiwake
          Red-legged Kittiwake
          Common Murre
          Thick-billed Murre
          Ancient Murrelet
          Parakeet Auklet
          Least Auklet
          Crested Auklet
          Horned Puffin
          Tufted Puffin
          Winter Wren (ssp. alascensis)
          Lapland Longspur
          Snow Bunting
          Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch (ssp. umbrina)

          For tour information or to make travel arrangements visit our website
          http:www.alaskabirding.com or call 1-877-424-5637. This is Rick Knight
          (rknight@...), Dylan Radin, and Brandon Percival, the 2005 St. Paul
          Island Tour guides, wishing you good birding.



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        • rknight@preferred.com
          - RBA * Alaska * St. Paul Island, Pribilofs * July 24, 2005 * AKSPI 2407.05 Hello Birders, this is the St. Paul Island rare bird alert for the week of July
          Message 4 of 10 , Jul 25, 2005
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            * Alaska
            * St. Paul Island, Pribilofs
            * July 24, 2005
            * AKSPI 2407.05


            Hello Birders, this is the St. Paul Island rare bird alert for the week of
            July 18-24, 2005 sponsored by St. Paul Island Tour. The following sequence of
            sightings is in taxonomic order; an asterisk denotes a species of less than
            annual occurrence or one of particular note.

            Birds Mentioned:

            *Steller’s Eider
            King Eider
            White-winged Scoter
            Red-necked Grebe
            Short-tailed Shearwater
            Fork-tailed Storm-Petrel
            *Bald Eagle
            Wandering Tattler
            *GRAY-TAILED TATTLER
            Ruddy Turnstone
            Red Phalarope
            Parasitic Jaeger
            Herring Gull (smithsonianus)
            Slaty-backed Gull
            Rhinoceros Auklet
            *Common Raven
            *McKay’s Bunting
            Common Redpoll


            WEATHER
            Light southwest winds on the 20th were followed by light west winds on the
            21st.


            WATERFOWL
            One to three female Steller’s Eiders continued to linger around the harbor and
            Salt Lagoon this week. Two female King Eiders were seen in the harbor on the
            21st. A White-winged Scoter was spotted from town cliffs on the 18th and
            19th.

            SEABIRDS
            Two Red-necked Grebes were seen at Marunich on the 24th. One to three Short-
            tailed Shearwaters at East Landing all week allowed close study, as did a Fork-
            tailed Storm-Petrel there on the 20th. Single Parasitic Jaegers were spotted
            at Reef on the 18th and 22nd, with another seen on the 24th at Ridge Wall. A
            Herring Gull (smithsonianus) was noted on the 20th and 23rd around the
            harbor. A third-year Slaty-backed Gull was seen from July 20-22 at either
            East Landing or Pumphouse Lake. Two Rhinoceros Auklets were seen at East
            Landing on the 19th.

            SHOREBIRDS
            One to three Wandering Tattlers were seen at various sites on the island this
            week. Up to three GRAY-TAILED TATTLERS were seen daily at the Salt Lagoon,
            sometimes with Wandering Tattlers visible simultaneously. The number of Ruddy
            Turnstones increased to 1000+ by week’s end. Over 200 Red Phalaropes occurred
            between Reef and Tolstoi Point all week.

            LANDBIRDS & PASSERINES
            The lingering immature Bald Eagle was noted again this week. One or two
            Common Ravens were seen at various sites around the island this week. The
            male MCKAY’S BUNTING was seen on the 22nd at Crater Hill. Single Common
            Redpolls were spotted at various sites around the island this week.

            Regularly occurring species now present on the island:
            Northern Pintail
            Green-winged (and Common) Teal --- all now in eclipse plumage
            Harlequin Duck
            Long-tailed Duck
            Northern Fulmar
            Red-faced Cormorant
            Pelagic Cormorant
            Semipalmated Plover
            Least Sandpiper
            Rock Sandpiper (ssp. ptilocnemis)
            Red-necked Phalarope
            Glaucous-winged Gull
            Black-legged Kittiwake
            Red-legged Kittiwake
            Common Murre
            Thick-billed Murre
            Ancient Murrelet
            Parakeet Auklet
            Least Auklet
            Crested Auklet
            Horned Puffin
            Tufted Puffin
            Winter Wren (ssp. alascensis)
            Lapland Longspur
            Snow Bunting
            Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch (ssp. umbrina)

            For tour information or to make travel arrangements visit our website
            http:www.alaskabirding.com or call 1-877-424-5637. This is Rick Knight
            (rknight@...), Dylan Radin, and Brandon Percival, the 2005 St. Paul
            Island Tour guides, wishing you good birding.


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          • rknight@preferred.com
            - RBA * Alaska * St. Paul Island, Pribilofs * July 31, 2005 * AKSPI 3107.05 Hello Birders, this is the St. Paul Island rare bird alert for the week of July
            Message 5 of 10 , Aug 1, 2005
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              * Alaska
              * St. Paul Island, Pribilofs
              * July 31, 2005
              * AKSPI 3107.05


              Hello Birders, this is the St. Paul Island rare bird alert for the week of
              July 25-31, 2005 sponsored by St. Paul Island Tour. The following sequence of
              sightings is in taxonomic order; an asterisk denotes a species of less than
              annual occurrence or one of particular note.

              Birds Mentioned:

              *Steller’s Eider
              King Eider
              Short-tailed Shearwater
              Fork-tailed Storm-Petrel
              Pacific Golden-Plover
              Wandering Tattler
              *GRAY-TAILED TATTLER
              Ruddy Turnstone
              *Red-necked Stint
              *Wilson’s Snipe
              Red Phalarope
              Long-tailed Jaeger
              Herring Gull (smithsonianus)
              Slaty-backed Gull
              *Common Raven


              WATERFOWL
              Two female Steller’s Eiders were seen in the Salt Lagoon on the 27th. One or
              two female King Eiders were seen in the harbor all week.

              SEABIRDS
              Small numbers of Short-tailed Shearwaters occurred at Northeast Point on the
              28th and 31st. A Fork-tailed Storm-Petrel was seen on the 25th at Reef. An
              adult Long-tailed Jaeger was spotted at Polovina Lake on the 28th. A first-
              year Herring Gull (smithsonianus) was noted at Pumphouse Lake on the 29th,
              while a second-year bird was seen twice this week at Zapadni Beach and East
              Landing. A third-year Slaty-backed Gull was seen at Pumphouse Lake on the
              25th and 29th.

              SHOREBIRDS
              Two Pacific Golden-Plovers were found at the Salt Lagoon on the 31st, with
              four more seen at Novastoshna that day. One to four Wandering Tattlers were
              seen daily at various sites on the island this week. GRAY-TAILED TATTLERS were
              seen daily at the Salt Lagoon, with numbers increasing to eight on the 29th.
              The number of Ruddy Turnstones continued to grow, reaching 1500+. An adult
              Red-necked Stint, still in alternate plumage, was spotted at the Salt Lagoon
              on the 31st. A Wilson’s Snipe was flushed from the Tonki Point wetlands on
              the 25th. Small numbers of Red Phalaropes were seen all week.

              LANDBIRDS & PASSERINES
              One or two Common Ravens were seen at various sites around the island this
              week.


              Regularly occurring species now present on the island:
              Northern Pintail
              Green-winged (and Common) Teal --- all now in eclipse plumage
              Harlequin Duck
              Long-tailed Duck
              Northern Fulmar
              Red-faced Cormorant
              Pelagic Cormorant
              Semipalmated Plover
              Least Sandpiper
              Rock Sandpiper (ssp. ptilocnemis)
              Red-necked Phalarope
              Glaucous-winged Gull
              Black-legged Kittiwake
              Red-legged Kittiwake
              Common Murre
              Thick-billed Murre
              Ancient Murrelet
              Parakeet Auklet
              Least Auklet
              Crested Auklet
              Horned Puffin
              Tufted Puffin
              Winter Wren (ssp. alascensis)
              Lapland Longspur
              Snow Bunting
              Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch (ssp. umbrina)

              For tour information or to make travel arrangements visit our website
              http:www.alaskabirding.com or call 1-877-424-5637. This is Rick Knight
              (rknight@...), Dylan Radin, and Brandon Percival, the 2005 St. Paul
              Island Tour guides, wishing you good birding.


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            • rknight@preferred.com
              - RBA * Alaska * St. Paul Island, Pribilofs * Aug. 14, 2005 * AKSPI 1408.05 Hello Birders, this is the St. Paul Island rare bird alert for the week of Aug.
              Message 6 of 10 , Aug 15, 2005
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                * Alaska
                * St. Paul Island, Pribilofs
                * Aug. 14, 2005
                * AKSPI 1408.05


                Hello Birders, this is the St. Paul Island rare bird alert for the week of
                Aug. 8-14, 2005 sponsored by St. Paul Island Tour. The following sequence of
                sightings is in taxonomic order; an asterisk denotes a species of less than
                annual occurrence or one of particular note.

                Birds Mentioned:

                *Steller’s Eider
                King Eider
                White-winged Scoter
                *Yellow-billed Loon
                Short-tailed Shearwater
                Pacific Golden-Plover
                Wandering Tattler
                *GRAY-TAILED TATTLER
                *Whimbrel (variegatus)
                Ruddy Turnstone
                *Sanderling
                Western Sandpiper
                *Red-necked Stint
                *LONG-TOED STINT
                Baird’s Sandpiper
                Red Phalarope
                Herring Gull (smithsonianus)
                Slaty-backed Gull
                *Common Raven
                American Pipit
                Savannah Sparrow
                Common Redpoll


                WATERFOWL
                A female Steller’s Eider reappeared in the Salt Lagoon on the 10th. Two
                female King Eiders lingered in the harbor all week. Four White-winged Scoters
                were seen again on Aug 11th at Webster Seawatch.

                SEABIRDS
                A basic-plumaged Yellow-billed Loon was spotted at Marunich on the 9th and
                13th. Small numbers of Short-tailed Shearwaters were seen this week. A first-
                year Herring Gull (smithsonianus) was noted on the 10th at Rocky Lake and on
                the 14th at the Salt Lagoon. A third-year Slaty-backed Gull was seen
                periodically all week at Rocky Lake.

                SHOREBIRDS
                Pacific Golden Plovers were seen from the 12th – 14th, with a max of 16 at
                three sites on the latter date. Two to four Wandering Tattlers were seen
                daily at various sites on the island. One to three GRAY-TAILED TATTLERS were
                seen daily at the Salt Lagoon, with another seen at Antone Slough on the 9th.
                A white-rumped Whimbrel (ssp. variegatus) was seen in the crowberry flats near
                High Bluffs on the 8th and 10th. Ruddy Turnstone numbers dipped slightly to
                1000+. A juvenile Sanderling was seen at the Salt Lagoon on the 13th.
                Western Sandpipers were seen daily at the Salt Lagoon and/or Pumphouse Lake,
                with a max of nine on the 13th. An adult Red-necked Stint, still in alternate
                plumage, lingered at the Salt Lagoon through the 14th, while a juvenile was
                noted there on the 13th. A LONG-TOED STINT appeared briefly at the harbor on
                the 13th. A Baird’s Sandpiper was last seen at Pumphouse Lake on the 10th.
                Small numbers of Red Phalaropes were seen all week.

                LANDBIRDS & PASSERINES
                Two Common Ravens were seen around the island all week. An American Pipit
                flew over Black Diamond Hill and a Savannah Sparrow was seen at the Salt
                Lagoon, both on the 14th. Small numbers of Common Redpolls were seen on the
                9th-11th.


                Regularly occurring species now present on the island:
                Northern Pintail
                Green-winged (and Common) Teal --- all now in eclipse plumage
                Harlequin Duck
                Long-tailed Duck
                Northern Fulmar
                Red-faced Cormorant
                Pelagic Cormorant
                Semipalmated Plover
                Least Sandpiper
                Rock Sandpiper (ssp. ptilocnemis)
                Red-necked Phalarope
                Glaucous-winged Gull
                Black-legged Kittiwake
                Red-legged Kittiwake
                Common Murre
                Thick-billed Murre
                Parakeet Auklet – most have departed
                Least Auklet – most have departed
                Crested Auklet – most have departed
                Horned Puffin
                Tufted Puffin
                Winter Wren (ssp. alascensis)
                Lapland Longspur
                Snow Bunting
                Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch (ssp. umbrina)

                For tour information or to make travel arrangements visit our website
                http:www.alaskabirding.com or call 1-877-424-5637. This is Rick Knight
                (rknight@...), Dylan Radin, and Brandon Percival, the 2005 St. Paul
                Island Tour guides, wishing you good birding.


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