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A beautiful late year walk on the beach! No other people or pets seen, very clean intertidal area. Soooo many sanderlings (approximately 500) - we've never seen so many at one time on our mile. They were very busy in low water line and not bothered by us walking by 20 - 25 feet away.

Conditions

Temperature: 50 F. Cloud Cover: Sunny. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Wind Direction: N. Tide Level: 1.2 feet.

Human Activities

Saw no one on mile 151 or 152

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 1.

Notable Wildlife

Small clear and small brown jellies occasionally. Approximately 500 sanderlings busy in the surf line. Possibly a few snowy plovers. They weren't bothered by us walking by within 20-25 feet.

Beached Birds

Total dead birds: 1. Too deteriorated to tell what it was or cause of death.

Dead Fish or Invertebrates

At the entrance to the beach from Sparrow Park Rd (mile 151) there was cluster of large crab shells.

Driftline Content

Seaweeds and seagrass.

Natural Changes

Sand banked against the dunes as usual late in the year

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May 22, 2019

Mild day on the beach, amazing amount of log debris near the dunes.

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A very quiet beautiful spring day on the beach!

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July 14, 2018

Very foggy start to the walk, by the time we left the beach it was clear at 10:49am.

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May 2, 2018

A beautiful sunny, windy day for a walk on the beach. Disturbing to see that an ATV had driven from past the north of our mile down to the bottom 1/4 of our mile in the Plover Nesting Protection zone.

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May 14, 2017

Quiet day on the beach.

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March 18, 2017

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August 3, 2016

Lovely day for beach walk!

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June 25, 2016

Beautiful sunny windy day at the beach.

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