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MILE 160 on 8/14/08   -   JULIANNE
LOCATIONLane  •  Oregon Dunes NRA just south of Siltcoos River
CONDITIONSThursday 11:00 AM  •  Fog  •  Wind: Moderate from the N
HUMANSPeople: 10
ACTIVITIESPlaying in surf: 6  •  Playing in sand: 3  •  Photography: 1
CONCERNS
DISTURBANCES
VEHICLES
ACTIV.COMMENTS
NOTABLE WILDLIFEnone
DEAD BIRDSTotal: 0
STRANDED
FISH & INVERTS
DRIFTLINEShells
NEW DEVELOPMENT
MODIFICATIONSStream modification
NATURAL CHANGES
COMMENTS
SUMMARYThe stream has obviously moved around and changed course. A still wet channel to the extreme south of the estuary has been abandoned for a channel to the extreme north. The dune adjacent to the south side of the estuary had been flattened and the beach grass disturbed prior to Snowy Plover nesting season. The beach grass is re-growing. There was a family of five or six osprey fishing in the Siltcoos and vocalizing frequently to each other. There was also an adult and juvenile Bald Eagle at the estuary. Once again, no harbor seals at all.
OBSERVERjulianne EMAIL   •  REPORT PUBLISHED 11/13/08 7:55 PM  •  EDITED 11/23/09 7:10 PM
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