Report Details

A beautiful, clear early morning walk! Many shrimp molts and some live ghost shrimp, not molted. LOTS of sand fleas jumping about and about 6 swallows looking as tho they were successful catching them.

Conditions

Temperature: 48 F. Cloud Cover: Sunny. Wind Velocity: Moderate. Wind Direction: NW. Tide Level: 0.0 feet.

Human Activities

No one on our mile. Only 1 on 152, so people must have been south of our entrance site.

Concerns

Apparent violations: None.

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 8. Cars/trucks on beach, allowed: 2.

Notable Wildlife

On mile 152 2 flocks of 35 - 40 seagulls, one flock of over 100!On our mile a small flock (maybe 20)plovers.About 6 swallows flying low and circling.

Beached Birds

None

Stranded Marine Mammals

None

Dead Fish or Invertebrates

On each of the wave lap lines, ghost shrimp molts. Several live large shrimp.

Driftline Content

Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt). Beach wiped really clean and smooth by previous high 9.2 tide that nite.

Man-made Modifications

None

Natural Changes

Sand swept up to the face of the foredune. Typical for this time of year.

Actions & Comments

None needed.

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