Texas Pelagics

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by | Jun 14, 2022

* Razorbill  Alca torda

Texas Coastal / Offshore Status:  Accidental, with one sight record 16 March 2013 from West Flower Garden Banks. Presumed record. 

Gulf of Mexico Status: The winter of 2012 – 2013 was an invasion year for Razorbills in the Gulf of Mexico with numerous records from the Gulf coast of Florida, Alabama, Mississippi and a couple from Louisiana. 

Never Seen on Texas Pelagic trip. Accidental in Texas.
* Texas Review Species, requiring written or photographic documentation to TBRC. 

Seasonal Occurrence Graph

Texas Pelagics Sightings Distribution

This map shows the geographic distribution of Razorbill found in Offshore Texas (and Gulf of Mexico)
Click on the box in the upper left of the map to view the map legend.
Click on each sighting symbol and the data label will appear showing the time, date and the number of birds seen.
Click on the link on the bottom of the map to view a larger map.

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