Mile 26 Report

October 18, 2021
by hobbins

Location:
Curry
Cape Sebastian SP, Buena Vista Wayside, S of Hunter Cr
Conditions:
Monday 11:00 AM
55° F
Wind:
Calm/Light from the NW
Tide Level:
6.4 ft
Humans / Pets:
People:
11
Dogs:
2
Activities:
Walking / Running:
3
Playing in sand:
4
Rockhunting:
2
collecting drift wood
Concerns:
Litter
Disturbances:
Vehicles:
Activity Comments:
Notable Wildlife:
Dead Birds:
Total:
2
Species/names:
none
Stranded:
Fish & Invertebrates:
Driftline:
Kelp or Algae·Wood pieces·Land-based debris (picnics, etc.)
several Wades from shotguns and one shot gun shell. Lots of plastic lids
New Development:
Modifications:
Natural Changes:
Comments:
Summary:

There had been some shot gun activity at this beach. lots of wads on the beach. Found two dead emaciated birds. never seen that before. 

  • dead bird found
    dead bird
    hundred yards from 42.385570,-124.42397
    October 18, 2021
  • dead bird number 2
    dead bird on beach
    N 43.12345 W 123.12345
    October 18, 2021
  • beach time
    beautiful day of beach play near Hunter Creek
    at the parking lot for beach 26
    October 18, 2021
Other Mile 26 Reports (11)

2021

November 25, 2021 - hobbins
  • Dead bird
  • Bike at beach for month
September 22, 2021 - hobbins
More debis on the shore this walk. Found rope used for crab pots.
  • Quiet Day
  • High water
  • Beach debris
August 29, 2021 - hobbins
Due to the wind there was not much activity on the beach. there was a bit more trash to pick up caught in the grasses.There were no sand dollars on the beach.
  • sand movement
July 29, 2021 - hobbins
Lots of people using the beach mosly near Hunters Creek. Four large RVs in the parking lot. People frpm Medford and Southern California were enjoying the beach!!
  • Full Parking lot
  • Sand dunes forming
  • Sand dunes forming
  • Beach change
June 1, 2021 - hobbins
Warm windy day. The insects were out on the sand. One beautiful bug was blown over on its back. Its belly was bright irridescent red. When I went to flip it over the back was a bright irridescent...
  • parking lot
  • Purple flowers
  • Yellow sand verbena
May 2, 2021 - hobbins
Very cool day with the strong wind. This kept human activity to a minimum. There was a large flock of sea birds flowing something in the water out about 300 yards. We never saw what it was.
April 14, 2021 - hobbins
Beach looked clean and the waves were not reaching the bluff anymore. 
March 30, 2021 - hobbins
There was some erosion of the sand wall since we were there last but only about a foot. There was very little litter on the beach this time. Nice to see. Most of the activity was near the river mouth.
  • edge of sand bluff
January 25, 2021 - hobbins
We did not make the full 3 miles due to trash pick up. Our bag was full. Styrofoam was a great portion of it. Crab buoys, shot gun wads, styrofoam cup pieces . We also found a crab cage connected to...
January 7, 2021 - hobbins
Beach was clean for the most part. Only two people on the beach.

2009

February 26, 2009 - [email protected]
Fair amounts of garbage, mostly recycleables. 4 Tires and half of a 50 gallon metal drum. I relieved the beach of a two gallon bucket full of plastic and glass and 1 tire. Not a lot of people on...