Report Details

Nice day for a walk on the beach, seen one 8 foot carcass of a marine mammal. Buzzards were feeding on it. It had a defined forked tail. I could not identify the species. Observed about 15 shore birds that I think were whimbrels, a few small sandpipers, and a few seagulls. Also some areas of dead crab carcasses

Conditions

Temperature: 70 F. Cloud Cover: Partly Cloudy. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Wind Direction: NW. Tide Level: 2.0 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 8. Walking or running: 4. Other Activities: 4. nice day for a walk on the beach

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 5. ATVs/OHVs parking: 10. ATVs/OHVs on beach, allowed: 4. ATVs/OHVs on beach, prohibited: 4.

Notable Wildlife

one 8 foot carcass of a marine mammal. Buzzards were feeding on it. It had a defined forked tail. I could not identify the species. observed about 15 shore birds that I think were whimbrels, a few small sandpipers, and a few seagulls. Also some areas of dead crab carcasses

Driftline Content

Shells, Small rocks.

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Mile 162

Oregon Dunes NRA, west of North Beach

September 3, 2020

The fog increased as we walked but we saw two carcasses of sea lions and 4 dead birds.

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Mile 162

Oregon Dunes NRA, west of North Beach

March 20, 2020

My first time on this mile.

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Mile 162

Oregon Dunes NRA, west of North Beach

February 17, 2010

This was a beautiful day on Mile 162.

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Mile 162

Oregon Dunes NRA, west of North Beach

December 17, 2009

Just a couple folks on the beach.

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Mile 162

Oregon Dunes NRA, west of North Beach

September 24, 2009

Beautiful sunny day.

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Oregon Dunes NRA, west of North Beach

May 14, 2009

The beach was very clean.

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Mile 162

Oregon Dunes NRA, west of North Beach

February 20, 2009

Warm 55 degrees, light breeze, partly cloudy, clean beach, ohvs activity light,

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Mile 162

Oregon Dunes NRA, west of North Beach

December 18, 2008

It was a beautiful walk on the beach.

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