Report Details

One female sea lion dead south of Berry Creek.Heard sea lions in the surf there were lots of Sanderlings.Removed some trash, crates should be removed, there also is new driftwood, some very large.

Conditions

Temperature: 60 F. Cloud Cover: Cloudy. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Wind Direction: S. Tide Level: 4.0 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 5. Number of dogs: 1. Walking or running: 5. Other Activities: gathering trash 1-person.

Concerns

Litter

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 1.

Notable Wildlife

heard sea lions in the surf lots of sanderlings (? small shorebirds)

Beached Birds

Total dead birds: 2. no bands- western grebes

Stranded Marine Mammals

Total stranded mammals: 1. female sea lion dead south of Berry Creek

Driftline Content

Ocean-based debris (from fishing boats, ship trash, etc.), Styrofoam. 3 plastic crates, 1 helmet- Japanese Tsunami debris?

Man-made Modifications

n/a

Natural Changes

none

Actions & Comments

removed some trash,crates should be removed, there is new driftwood, some very large

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September 26, 2020

Not much to report.

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December 4, 2018

It was a beautiful, sunny day on a clean and quiet beach!

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June 18, 2018

Collected some debris.

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January 13, 2018

Happy to see such a clean beach.

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December 18, 2017

Llive gulls and sandpipers.

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September 4, 2017

There was nothing outstanding in my walk on the beach this time.

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January 16, 2017

Live gull and sandpipers.

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October 21, 2016

Nothing new or unusual out there today.

Kit Kirk