Report Details

I walked mile 103 as a guest observer this morning. It was calm, overcast with light rain. I collected 27 plastic bottles, a very high concentration of them in the high tide driftline. Other debris on beach included a tire, two wooden pallets and fishing net and rope. The south end of the mile had a great deal of drift wood up against the dune. One dead adult murre and decomosped torso section of seal or sea lion. Group of(live) six whimbrel, swallows and two gulls on beach. No human activity.

Conditions

Temperature: 52 F. Cloud Cover: Rain. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Wind Direction: S. Tide Level: 1.0 feet.

Notable Wildlife

a group of six whimbrel,two gulls, swallows

Beached Birds

one murre- no leg band

Dead Fish or Invertebrates

decomposed torso ribcage of seal or sea lion

Driftline Content

Seaweeds and seagrass, Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt), Small rocks, Wood pieces. plastic bottles, tire, two pallets fishing net and rope

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Mile 103

September 24, 2022

Rock beds are the main attraction here, as 4 seekers with a dog at 6:30 a.

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Mile 103

March 18, 2022

Two rock hunters, no wildlife, no litter were on this beach north of the Coquille River Lighthouse on an overcast chilly morning.

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Mile 103

September 25, 2021

Rock hunters delight in this otherwise boring stretch of beach; 3 were mining away in a big bed of small stones despite heavy fog and their 4 at-large dogs.

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Mile 103

September 12, 2018

I was not the only person walking this beach in the predawn dark on a calm day that became overcast.

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Mile 103

October 18, 2016

We noticed these little birds in the driftwood.

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Mile 103

September 26, 2016

Heading north at 6:45 a.

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Mile 103

September 9, 2016

Heading north at 6:45 a.

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Mile 103

June 5, 2016

Sunday began with a 59-degree but very foggy walk at 5:30 a.

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