Report Details

It was a beautiful day at Mile 106. The beach was very clear of litter. An average amount of driftwood. Very little evidence of any human activity. Sad to see the young sea lion perishing. I stayed a good distance away to not disturb or stress it further.

Conditions

Temperature: 45 F. Cloud Cover: Sunny. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Wind Direction: N. Tide Level: 0.0 feet.

Human Activities

Some tire tracks on beach possibly from earlier in the day.

Concerns

Litter

Apparent violations: very little.

Notable Wildlife

Two small groups of sanderlings

Stranded Marine Mammals

Total stranded mammals: 1. Juvenile sea lion, very emancipated, dying. Bodily fluids near body. 4-5 feet long. No obvious wounds on back or side that I could view. Many flies around it. Mile 106.5

Driftline Content

Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt), Shells, Small rocks, Wood pieces.

Actions & Comments

I called Jim Rice at Marine Mammal Stranding to report dying sea lion, its condition and location.

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Mile 106

January 15, 2016

Although there are signs of some erosion of dune, it is not bad.

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Mile 106

April 12, 2015

Very little debris of any kind on the beach.

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Mile 106

January 13, 2015

There was a good deal of trash this time.

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Mile 106

December 7, 2014

Very quiet and clean beach today.

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Mile 106

October 27, 2014

There were a greater number of dead birds on the beach after Saturday's storm.

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Mile 106

June 23, 2014

There was avery high concentration of by the wind sailor jellyfish at the high tide driftline.

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Mile 106

May 18, 2014

This stretch of beach was quiet as always.

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Mile 106

April 1, 2014

Very quiet.

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