Mile 264 Report

May 7, 2007
by connierbruce

Location:
Tillamook
Tierra Del Mar
Conditions:
Monday 11:00 AM
Cloudy
Wind:
Strong from the N
Tide Level:
0.0 ft
Humans / Pets:
People:
3
Dogs:
2
Activities:
Walking / Running:
2
1 - driving
Concerns:
Disturbances:
Shorebirds moving in response to humans/dogs
Vehicles:
Cars/Trucks on beach, allowed:
1
Activity Comments:
at least 4 flocks of shorebirds heading north, some few individuals feeding. leashed dogs when discovered.
Notable Wildlife:
Dead Birds:
Total:
0
Stranded:
Total:
0
Fish & Invertebrates:
Driftline:
Kelp or Algae·Animal casings (e.g. crab, shrimp molt)·Animal casings (e.g. crab, shrimp molt)·Plastic pellets·Shells·Small rocks·Wood pieces
New Development:
Modifications:
Natural Changes:
Comments:
Did not notice any further erosion at the slide area since our last visit, which has been a while
Summary:
Did not notice anything unusual this visit. Tide as far out as we have ever seen it, lots of rocks exposed, shorebird flocks in migration, no dead birds or marine mamals.
Other Mile 264 Reports (10)

2011

May 28, 2011 - rbourke
All in all the beach was pretty clean.

2010

April 4, 2010 - rbourke
The big change was the addition of new riprap that covers the ocean frontage on about 10 lots, most built.

2009

October 17, 2009 - smish73
There were 2 boats close to shore speeding. Within the hour a 2-3 foot juvenile salmon shark washed up bleeding with a prop cut that severed it's tail. cause of death most likely suffocation and...
August 22, 2009 - rbourke
Large quantities of horse manure at driftline, piles every 3 or 4 feet for an extensive length of the beach, extending into mile 265. We find such a large quantity of horse manure troubling and worry...
  • Kids digging in the sand within a few feet of piles of horse manure
  • child's footprints with manure in tide line
  • Sign offering beach horse rides on Roma Street, Tierra Del Mar
  • debris including horse manure in high tide line
March 8, 2009 - rbourke
Only remarkable change is the large number of jellyfish washed up at tideline.

2008

October 25, 2008 - rbourke
About normal for this time of year. Less dune erosion than in some previous years.
July 3, 2008 - rbourke
As is usual, the beach is quite clean. Even after the Labor Day weekend, there was no litter to be seen.

2007

September 9, 2007 - rbourke
Beach was very clean and uncrowded.
April 28, 2007 - rbourke
very little to note. Beach was very clean. Thank you SOLV!
February 18, 2007 - rbourke
Due to the bad weather, very little human or bird activity. Extremely large piece of a ship, barge or dock on north end of mile 264. This could present a danger if anyone was close and it was hit...