- This morning (Sun 9/1) at 1100 there was an alternate plumaged adult
TUFTED PUFFEN feeding off the Mendocino Headlands. The bird was in the
water just north of the parking lot for Goat Rock (in line with the
Cabrillo Lighthouse). The bird dove frequently during the 30 minutes I
watched it but on a couple of occasions stayed on the surface for
Only other bird of note this morning were three SNOWY PLOVERS at Virgin
Creek Beach. They must have arrived recently as there were none there
- Matthew Matthiessen
- Sunday morning about noon, a bit to the northeast of Goat Rock, I had
good views of a Tufted Puffin in summer plumage bobbing in the ocean.
- Sat, 09 Jun 2007 -- Dorothy Tobkin reports finding a TUFTED PUFFIN at the
Mendocino Headlands this morning. First it was in the water north of the
northmost island. Then it began flying and flew to a burrow on the north
face of the northmost island. This is a new burrow location in this area.
George Chaniot posting message for Toby
- Today at 12:46 PM I found the Tufted Puffin that Toby reported back on
the 9th of June. It was almost exactly where she said she saw it. Just
east of the northern most island off the Mendocino Headlands.