LA PAZ to MAZATLAN & LIST (by ferry) 

Region (Compass)

Lat:00o00´S/00o00´W ha topography msl 
Protected/registered status 
Best Time for visit (15th October, 2004)


Birding Site Guide

A few sea birds can be seen when crossing the Gulf of California by ferry. I even found a Least Storm-Petrel on deck. 13 species including 4 lifers. 

Species Notes 

  • Pink-footed Shearwater Puffinus creatopus Vulnerable
  • Black-vented Shearwater Puffinus opisthomelas Breeding endemic Vulnerable
  • Least Storm-Petrel Oceanodroma microsoma
  • Brown Pelican Pelecanus occidentalis
  • Blue-footed Booby Sula nebouxii
  • Brown Booby Sula leucogaster
  • Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus
  • Magnificent Frigatebird Fregata magnificens
  • Pomarine Jaeger Stercorarius pomarinus
  • Heermann's Gull Larus heermanni Near-threatened
  • Elegant Tern Sterna elegans Near-threatened
  • Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
  • Northern Rough-winged Swallow Stelgidopteryx serripennis

Other Fauna 
A total of -- species of mammals. 

There are -- recorded species of amphibians and reptiles. 


Author: Charles Hesse