Report Details

Vehicle observed deliberately driving through a flock of gulls. A vicious dog (attacked another dog) off the leash.

Conditions

Temperature: 50 F. Cloud Cover: Cloudy. Wind Velocity: Moderate. Wind Direction: N. Tide Level: 3.5 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 4. Number of dogs: 2. Walking or running: 4. One of the people driving on the beach drove through a flock of gulls. There was plenty of room to drive around them, they did this just to chase the birds. Another person had a vicious dog. He let it out of the vehicle not on a leash, and it went after another dog. He knew the dog would do this and warned people, but should have had in on a leash before he let it out of the car.

Concerns

Disturbances: Shorebirds moving in response to humans/dogs

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 3. Cars/trucks on beach, allowed: 4.

Driftline Content

Seaweeds and seagrass, Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt), Marine debris (plastic, styrofoam, etc. washing in from the sea), Shells, Small rocks, Wood pieces.

Actions & Comments

Really wish they didn't allow vehicles on this beach! I hate seeing them in the first place, but really sad when they purposely chase birds.

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