Report Details

Kelp/algae, shells, animal casings, small rocks, wood pieces and one large piece of Styrofoam in driftline. Shorebirds foraging in surf and moving in response to humans. Gulls, crows and blackbirds seen and one entangled dead bird. Beach very clean. Moderate human impact (18)- 12 walking, 4 tidepooling and 2 riding horses.

Conditions

Cloud Cover: Sunny. Wind Velocity: Strong. Wind Direction: N.

Human Activities

Number of people: 15. Walking or running: 12. Photography: 2. Tidepooling: 4. Other Activities: 2 riding horses.

Concerns

Disturbances: Shorebirds moving in response to humans/dogs

Notable Wildlife

2 crows, 15 gulls and 6 Blackbirds

Beached Birds

Total dead birds: 1. Enganglement: 1. bird was entangled in netting.

Driftline Content

Seaweeds and seagrass, Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt), Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt), Shells, Small rocks, Styrofoam, Wood pieces. One huge piece of Styrofoam

Natural Changes

Only old erosion of the bluff.

Actions & Comments

Beach very clean. Very small amounts of broken shells, pebbles, bits of driftwood. Big drift wood in some places near cliffs.

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