Subject: Data/NSB/May 1, 1998/Center for Oceanic Research and Education/Yankee Spirit

Katherine Gilmour (kmgilmour@email.msn.com)
Tue, 5 May 1998 15:37:34 -0400

Vessel:    Yankee Spirit
Port:         Gloucester, MA
Date:        May 1, 1998
Cruise Time:    1100
Weather:    Hazy, Bright
Cloud Cover:    6/10ths
Wind Speed:     10-13kts
Direction:    South
Visibility:    6k
Sea Ht:    Catpaw-3"
Swell Ht:    1 ft
Weather Change:  1339: Incr. wind to 15-18kts SSE, Incr. clouds to 9/10ths

Species #    Time    Lat(42degrees)    Long(70degrees)    Behavior     Names

4-6 Pp         1204            25' 92"                    26'25"
In Area
2 Ba            1217            25' 92"                    26' 25"
In Area
1+1 Bp        1217-1224    25' 92"                  26' 25"
Prob Deep Feed
2+3 Bp        1228-1248    25' 99"                 26' 25"                1
c/c, Prob Deep Feed
2 Ba             1228           25' 99"                    26' 25"
In area
1+2 Pp        1316            25' 99"                    26' 25"
In area
1 Mn            1345-1406    25' 99"                  26' 25"
Slow Travel

Trip Totals:  9-11 Pp, 4 Ba, 7 Bp, 1 Mn

Bird Species:  Herring Gulls, Greater Black-backed Gulls, Northern Gannets,
Common Eiders, Double-crested Cormorants.