Report Details

Shorebirds foraging in the surf and moving in response to humans. Kelp/algae, shells, small rocks, wood pieces, land-based debris and plastic pellets in driftline. One dead unidentified bird. New plantings at New Carissa staging area showing visible growth. Low human impact (1)-picking up litter by truck within an allowed area.

Conditions

Cloud Cover: Cloudy. Wind Velocity: Moderate. Wind Direction: S.

Human Activities

Number of people: 1. Other Activities: 1-Picking up litter via truck..

Concerns

Litter

Disturbances: Shorebirds moving in response to humans/dogs

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 5. Cars/trucks on beach, allowed: 1.

Beached Birds

Total dead birds: 1.

Driftline Content

Seaweeds and seagrass, Land-based debris (picnics, etc.), Marine debris (plastic, styrofoam, etc. washing in from the sea), Shells, Small rocks, Wood pieces.

Actions & Comments

New plantings show visible growth along bluff where staging area for New Carissa removal took place.

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