Monday, June 20, 2016

HMMA Update from June 18th and 19th

6/18/16 HMMA Updates:

 The morning began with a 0756 a report came in about a seal at Malaekahana Beach. North Sector Manager Don responded and found Honey Girl (R5AY) continuing her molt. At 0845 a report came about a seal at Police Beach. Don responded and found Ipo (RI37). At 1307 Ocean Safety checked in with a report of a seal at Kaimana Beach. Karen responded and found Rocky (RH58). Another call came in at 1547 about a seal near the blow hole but an ID could not be made. At 1910 a report was made about 2 seal hauled out on the Mokes. No ID could be made.

 6/19/16 HMMA Updates:

 At 0700 North Sector Manager Don reported Honey Girl (RH58) at Malaekahana Beach. Her molt continues. At 0900 an email report was made of a small seal swimming at 50 ft. from shore along the Marconi road beach area. No ID could be made. At 1200 Don checked the Mokuleia pup site to find RW02 within the SPZ with Nihoa (R912) and pup. Around 1450 a report of a departing seal at Kaimana Beach believed to be Rocky (RH58). There were no earlier reports of her hauling out that day. Don checked in via email at 1638 reporting Honey girl departed sometime in the afternoon she was no longer there when he checked the beach.

R5AY aka Honey Girl - molting 

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