Report Details

Little driftline with some bleach jugs, a foam buoy and wooden pallet. Erosion of vegetated foredune as newly exposed ends of logs were jutting out of the sand bluff. Two unidentified dead birds. Snowy Plover protective enclosure removed. Shorebirds moving in response to humans. Low human impact (4)-2 walking and 2 riding on horses.

Conditions

Cloud Cover: Sunny. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Wind Direction: NE.

Human Activities

Number of people: 4. Walking or running: 2. Other Activities: Two riding horses..

Concerns

Disturbances: Shorebirds moving in response to humans/dogs

Beached Birds

Total dead birds: 2.

Driftline Content

Land-based debris (picnics, etc.), Styrofoam. Bleach jugs, foam buoy and wooden pallet.

Man-made Modifications

Snowy Plover protective enclosure removed.

Natural Changes

Erosion of vegetated foredune. Newly exposed ends of logs jutting out from base of sand bluffs. Also, more sand piled up at base of bluff.

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September 15, 2009

Small rocks, wood pieces and land-based debris in driftline.

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