Mile 124 Report

December 12, 2006
by B Gray

Location:
Coos
South end of North Spit Coos Bay
Conditions:
Tuesday 11:00 AM
Cloudy
Wind:
Moderate from the S
Humans / Pets:
People:
2
Activities:
2 Checking beach
Concerns:
Disturbances:
Vehicles:
Cars/Trucks on beach, allowed:
2
Activity Comments:
2 County Law Vehicles
Notable Wildlife:
Shorebirds foraging in the surf or drift line.
Dead Birds:
Stranded:
Total:
2
Immature Harbor Seal, 1 decayed sea lion
Fish & Invertebrates:
Driftline:
Kelp or Algae·Wood pieces
a few bottles
New Development:
Modifications:
Natural Changes:
Comments:
Summary:
Foraging shorebirds. Kelp, algae, and wood pieces in driftline. One dead Harbor seal and 1 dead and decayed sea lion. A few plastic bottles. 2 county law enforcement vehicles on beach. Low Human impact (2)-checking beach.
Other Mile 124 Reports (6)

2007

December 13, 2007 - B Gray
Shells, small rocks and wood pieces in the driftline. Large number of Sanderlings foraging at the surfline. Low human impact (2)-Beach Patrol. Two street vehicles within allowed area.
September 15, 2007 - B Gray
Kelp/algae, shells, animal casings, and small rocks in the driftline. Shore birds foraging in the driftline. Many dead and dying crabs being fed on the Western gulls. One BLM truck within allowed...
July 1, 2007 - oceanorg
This is a very beautiful section of beach. the entire upper section of this beach is roped off for snowy plover. Very little human activity but quite a bit of human litter from high tides. You can...
  • Bald eagle on dead sea lion
  • 55 gal drum
  • Bald Eagle
  • Rope, some kind of fishing cage
  • Rope Debris
June 8, 2007 - B Gray
Kelp/algae, shells, small rocks, wood pieces and ocean-based debris in driftline. Foraging shore in surf. One foraging crow and one sea gull with a crab. Low human impact (1)- driving a street...
March 9, 2007 - B Gray
Shells, small rocks, wood pieces and land-based debris in driftline. Three gulls and numerous foraging sanderlings. Erosion of vegetated foredune by Coos Bay North Jetty. Low Human impact (0). 2...

2006

September 21, 2006 - B Gray
Foraging shorebirds on surfline. 1 dead CommonMurre. Low human impact (0).