Report Details

A lovely day, lots of people on the beach clamming, ATV'ing and camping. No birds noted except 3 turkey vultures at the dead stellar sea lion, 1 dead sea lion, and bull kelp along mile.

Conditions

Temperature: 60 F. Cloud Cover: Sunny. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Wind Direction: NW. Tide Level: -1.8 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 3. Fishing: 1. Other Activities: 2 ATV's. Beautiful day, 3 families camping at exit of Sparrow Park Rd to the beach. Rest of the people clamming in the tide line and riding.

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 8. ATVs/OHVs parking: 8. Cars/trucks on beach, allowed: 8. ATVs/OHVs on beach, allowed: 8.

Notable Wildlife

No sea gulls! 3 turkey vultures at the sea lion.Some bunches of bull kelp in the intertidal zone.

Beached Birds

None

Stranded Marine Mammals

None

Dead Fish or Invertebrates

1 dead stellar sea lion (we think). Only a small injury noted under the right flipper was visible.

Driftline Content

Seaweeds and seagrass.

Man-made Modifications

None

Natural Changes

Build up of sand at front of foredune

Actions & Comments

Unfortunately I forgot to report the dead sea lion right afterwards ! ! Sorry. Report filed today.

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