Summary Table of all Texas Pelagics with Links to Reports & Galleries

There have been 82 publicly available organized Pelagic Birding trips in Offshore Texas since their inception in 1981.

Click on the “REPORT” link to view the trip report and “PHOTOS” link to view the photo gallery. 

TABLE 1)  TEXAS PELAGIC TRIPS ORGANIZED FROM 1981 TO 1999.

List of all 31 successfully organized Texas Pelagic birding trips from 1989 to 1999. Records are not available for all trips. Most of these trips were from the Central Coast at Port O’Connor and Port Aransas and a few were from the Upper Coast from Freeport.

 #     DATE:  SP   #B    ARCHIVE:  PHOTOS:    ORGANIZED BY:    BOAT and PORT:
1  1981, Oct 10  Scat Cat – Port Aransas
2  1982, Oct 16  Scat Cat – Port Aransas
3  1989, Oct 7  Scat Cat – Port Aransas
4  1989, Nov 4            Scat Cat – Port Aransas
5  1990, Nov 4            Scat Cat – Port Aransas
6  1991, June 01            Scat Cat – Port Aransas
7  1991, Aug 11            Scat Cat – Port Aransas
8  1992, Sept ?            marlin boat – Port Isabel
9  1992, Sept ?             Scat Cat – Port Aransas
10  1992, Oct 4             Scat Cat – Port Aransas
11  1993, May 01             R.V. McGrail – Galveston
12  1993, Aug ?             marlin boat-Port Mansfield
13  1993, Sept ?             marlin boat-Port Mansfield
X  1991 to 1993 SUMMARY  Various Organizers and Audubon Societies
14   1994, May 28 5 59    REPORT   Dwight Peake and Mark Elwonger   Chip   XI – Port O’Connor
15   1994, July 23 3 20   REPORT   Dwight Peake and Mark Elwonger   Chip   XI – Port O’Connor
16   1994, Aug. 20 4 15   REPORT   Dwight Peake and Mark Elwonger   Chip   XI – Port O’Connor
17   1994, Sept. 24 9 63  REPORT+MAP   Dwight Peake and Mark Elwonger   Chip   XI – Port O’Connor
18   1995, June 24 5 38  REPORT+MAP   Dwight Peake and Mark Elwonger   Chip   XI – Port O’Connor
19   1995 Aug. 19 6 133   REPORT   Dwight Peake and Mark Elwonger   Chip   XI – Port O’Connor
20   1995, Sept. 30 7 266   REPORT   Dwight Peake and Mark Elwonger   Chip   XI – Port O’Connor
21   1996, June 29 4 5   REPORT   Dwight Peake and Mark Elwonger   Chip   XI – Port O’Connor
22   1996, July 27 6 84   REPORT   Dwight Peake and Mark Elwonger   Chip   XI – Port O’Connor
23   1996, Sept. 21 2 4   REPORT   Dwight Peake and Mark Elwonger   Chip   XI – Port O’Connor
24   1997, June 28 7 156   REPORT   Dwight Peake and Mark Elwonger   Chip   XI – Port O’Connor
25   1997, July 26 11 308   REPORT   Dwight Peake and Mark Elwonger   Chip   XI – Port O’Connor
26   1997, Aug. 23 9 167   REPORT   Dwight Peake and Mark Elwonger   Chip   XI – Port O’Connor
27   1997, Sept. 20 8 72   REPORT   Dwight Peake and Mark Elwonger   Chip   XI – Port O’Connor
28   1998, July 19 – 21 6 101   REPORT PHOTOS Dwight Peake+Mark Elwonger – Houston Aud   M/ Fling – Freeport
29   1998, August 8 6 9   REPORT   Dwight Peake+Mark Elwonger – Houston Aud   Chip   XI – Port O’Connor
30   1998, Sept. 5 6 49   REPORT   Dwight Peake+Mark Elwonger – Houston Aud   Chip   XI – Port O’Connor
  31     1999, June 20-22 4 48   REPORT   Dwight Peake+Mark Elwonger   M/V   Fling – Freeport

 

TABLE 2: TEXAS PELAGIC TRIPS ORGANIZED FROM 2000 TO 2013:  

During this period there have been 36 public pelagic birding trips successfully run. Most of these were out of South Padre Island aboard the “Osprey II”.

The 2 exceptions were aboard the Wharf Cat from Port Aransas.

  #     DATE:  SP   #B     ARCHIVE:   PHOTOS:    ORGANIZED BY:     BOAT and PORT
 32   2000, July 15 4 101   REPORT + MAP   Texas Audubon & International Birding Festival Osprey   II – S Padre Is
33  2001, July 18 7 13   REPORT + MAP   Brownsville International Birding Festival Osprey   II – S Padre Is
34  2001, July 20 4 28  REPORT + MAP   Brownsville International Birding Festival Osprey   II – S Padre Is
35  2002, June 3 6 35   REPORT + MAP   World Birding Center Osprey   II – S Padre Is
36  2002, July 24 6 187   REPORT   World Birding Center Osprey   II – S Padre Is
37  2002, Sept. 13 7 16   REPORT + MAP  PHOTOS World Birding Center Osprey II – S Padre Isl
38  2002, Oct. 6 8 82   REPORT+ MAP   Richard Gibbons- Coastal Bend Audubon Society Wharf Cat – Pt Aransas
39  2003, June 20 5 54   REPORT  PHOTOS World Birding Center Osprey II – S Padre Is
40  2003, Sept 26 6 56   REPORT + MAP  PHOTOS World Birding Center Osprey II – S Padre Is
41  2003, Oct. 11 2 107   REPORT  PHOTOS Richard Gibbons- Coastal Bend Audubon Society Wharf Cat – Pt Aransas
42  2004, May 21 5 29   REPORT + MAP   World Birding Center Osprey II – S Padre Is
43  2004, July 16 4 110   REPORT + MAP  PHOTOS World Birding Center Osprey II – S Padre Is
44  2004, Sept. 24 8 23   REPORT   World Birding Center Osprey II – S Padre Is
45  2004, Oct. 1 7 18   REPORT + MAP  PHOTOS World Birding Center Osprey II – S Padre Is
46  2004 Nov. 6 6 31   REPORT + MAP  PHOTOS World Birding Center Osprey II – S Padre Is
47  2005, June 17 9 25   REPORT + MAP  PHOTOS World Birding Center Osprey II – S Padre Is
48  2005, July 29 6 22   REPORT + MAP  PHOTOS World Birding Center Osprey II – S Padre Is
49  2005, Sept. 17 4 9   REPORT + MAP  PHOTOS World Birding Center Osprey II – S Padre Is
50  2005, Nov. 5 5 22   REPORT + MAP   World Birding Center Osprey II – S Padre Is
51  2006 Aug. 19 7 91   REPORT  PHOTOS Stan Van Sandt – Travis County Audubon Osprey II – S Padre Is
52  2007 Sept. 8 10 48   REPORT + MAP  PHOTOS Travis Audubon Osprey II – S Padre Is
53  2008, July 19 8 25   REPORT + MAP  PHOTOS Eric Carpenter Osprey II – S Padre Is
54  2008, Sept 6 5 14   REPORT   Eric Carpenter Osprey II – S Padre Is
55  2008, Nov. 9 4 15   REPORT   Mary Gustafson & Rio Grande Valley Birding Festival Osprey II – S Padre Is
56  2009, July 25 4 24   REPORT + MAP   PHOTOS Eric Carpenter and Cate Ball at World Birding Center Osprey II – S Padre Is
57  2009, Aug. 29 8 85   REPORT + MAP  PHOTOS Eric Carpenter and Cate Ball at World Birding Center Osprey II – S Padre Is
58  2009, Sept. 19 5 31   REPORT + MAP  PHOTOS Eric Carpenter and Cate Ball at World Birding Center Osprey II – S Padre Is
59  2009, Nov 15 3 5   REPORT  PHOTOS Mary Gustafson & Rio Grande Valley Birding Festival Osprey II – S Padre Is
60  2010, July 17 6 21   REPORT + MAP  PHOTOS Eric Carpenter Osprey II – S Padre Is
61  2010, Aug 21 2 3   REPORT  PHOTOS Eric Carpenter Osprey II – S Padre Is
62  2011, July 16     3 7 REPORT    PHOTOS  Eric Carpenter & SPI Birding & Nature Center Osprey II – S Padre Is
63   2011, Aug 27 6  42  REPORT  PHOTOS  P2    Eric Carpenter & SPI Birding & Nature Center Osprey II – S Padre Is
64   2012, July 28 6 15 REPORT + MAP    Eric Carpenter & SPI Birding & Nature Center Osprey II – S Padre Is
65   2012, Aug 25 5 24 REPORT + MAP    Eric Carpenter & SPI Birding & Nature Center Osprey II – S Padre Is
66  2013, July 27 3 16  REPORT + MAP    Eric Carpenter Osprey II – S Padre Is
67   2013, Sept 28 5 10 REPORT + MAP    Eric Carpenter Osprey II – S Padre Is

 

TABLE 3: TEXAS PELAGIC TRIPS ORGANIZED FROM 2014 TO PRESENT:

   #      DATE:  SP   #B    ARCHIVE:      PHOTOS:          ORGANIZED BY:      BOAT and PORT
68 2014, July 19 12  REPORT   Garett Hodne – Texas Pelagics Osprey – South Padre Island
69  2014, Aug 16 3 7 REPORT   Garett Hodne – Texas Pelagics Osprey – South Padre Island
70 2014, Sept 20 9 23 REPORT   Garett Hodne – Texas Pelagics Osprey II – South Padre Island
71 2014, Oct 25 8 18 REPORT   Garett Hodne – Texas Pelagics Osprey II – South Padre Island
72  2015, July 11 7 219 REPORT   Garett Hodne – Texas Pelagics  Osprey – South Padre Island 
73 2015, Aug 8 4 23 REPORT   Garett Hodne – Texas Pelagics  Osprey – South Padre Island 
74 2015, Aug 29 10 274 REPORT   Garett Hodne – Texas Pelagics  Osprey – South Padre Island
75 2015, Sept 19 7 41 REPORT   Garett Hodne – Texas Pelagics Osprey – South Padre Island
76 2015, Oct 10  6  24 REPORT   Garett Hodne – Texas Pelagics Osprey – South Padre Island
77 2015, Nov 2 4 8 REPORT   Garett Hodne – Texas Pelagics Osprey – South Padre Island
78 2016, June 4  3 10  REPORT    Garett Hodne – Texas Pelagics Osprey – South Padre Island
79 2016, July 23  10 103  REPORT    Garett Hodne – Texas Pelagics Kingfisher  – Port Aransas 
80 2016, Aug 27  7 224  REPORT    Garett Hodne – Texas Pelagics Osprey – South Padre Island 
81  2016, Sept 17 5 48  REPORT    Garett Hodne – Texas Pelagics Osprey – South Padre Island
82  2016, Nov 20 5 REPORT    Garett Hodne – Texas Pelagics Osprey – South Padre Island

 SP = Number of Pelagic Seabird Species seen on Trip.

#B = Number of Pelagic Birds seen on Trip.

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