Mile 271 Report

November 5, 2019
by yakinsea

Location:
Tillamook
Cape Lookout
Conditions:
Tuesday 12:00 PM
Foggy
47° F
Wind:
Calm/Light from the N
Humans / Pets:
People:
0
Dogs:
0
Activities:
Walking / Running:
0
Playing in surf:
0
Playing in sand:
0
Sitting:
0
Rockhunting:
0
Tidepooling:
0
Surfing:
0
Windsurfing:
0
Kayaking:
1
Fishing:
0
Concerns:
Disturbances:
Vehicles:
Activity Comments:
Nobody around.
Notable Wildlife:
Many gulls, dozen cormorants, half dozen western grebes, two peregrines (one dive-bombing a smaller one until the small one dropped the bird it had), half dozen murres, three auklets. No mammals sighted. Huge number of small green anemonies just below waterlind mid-tide, which I haven't seen before. Many lion's mane jellyfish, moderate number of ochre sea stars.
Dead Birds:
Total:
0
Signs of oil:
0
Entanglement:
0
Species/names:
0 noted
Stranded:
Total:
0
Fish & Invertebrates:
Driftline:
Did not stop on the only beach.
New Development:
Modifications:
Natural Changes:
No new slides noted
Comments:
Summary:

Many gulls, and a few miscillaneous birds, most notably a pair of peregrine falcons (one dive-bombing a smaller one until the small one dropped the bird it had). Others included western grebes, murres, auklets and cormorants.  No mammals sighted.  Huge number of small green anemonies just below waterlind mid-tide, which I haven't seen before.

Other Mile 271 Reports (5)

2018

September 14, 2018 - yakinsea
This stretch seemed in good shape.  I saw a large mora, aka ocean sunfish, lots of gulls, cormorants, and pelicans, as well as a smattering of various diving birds.  I spotted a lone seal on one side...
June 24, 2018 - yakinsea
The cape looked good, no pollution, or cliff erosion noted.  The wildlife seemed less common than in the past, most notably sea lions, but also no pelicans spotted and fewer cormorants than in the...

2017

December 31, 2017 - yakinsea
Paddled solo on a beautiful calm day with small surf and a light off-shore breeze.  I paddled around the entire cape and into three or four caves with the notable blow-hole that is in the back of the...
October 4, 2017 - yakinsea
This report covers the entire cape, since it can only be done by boat, and the other miles are not currently being covered.What a beautiful day!  What a beautiful area!  Just got back from the last...

2007

May 24, 2007 - yakinsea
The area looks good. I think I spotted a falcon. I noted a couple minor slides/rock collapses.