Report Details

Beautiful day on the beach with lot of people, many of whom had walked from Washburn Park; so not many cars at Muriel Ponsler Wayside, where we accessed the beach.

Conditions

Temperature: 64 F. Cloud Cover: Sunny. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Wind Direction: NW. Tide Level: 3.0 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 20. Number of dogs: 7. Walking or running: 19. people enjoying our public beaches. One woman had a bag for picking up garbage she might come across.

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 5.

Notable Wildlife

Very few birds, variety of sea algae, but not in large amounts. No mammals but people and dogs.

Beached Birds

Total dead birds: 4. We banded three birds for COASST and found a bird we had previously banded. Sooty Shearwater, immature Murre and mature Murre.

Driftline Content

Seaweeds and seagrass, Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt), Wood pieces. scattered and light

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Roosevelt Beach, Ponsler SW, China Creek, Big Creek

January 28, 2024

A lot of rocks on the beach.

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Roosevelt Beach, Ponsler SW, China Creek, Big Creek

December 21, 2023

21 people on the beach today. Continued erosion off the bottom of the cliffs.

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Roosevelt Beach, Ponsler SW, China Creek, Big Creek

September 2, 2023

As I entered the beach and walked toward China creek I saw a dead common murre in the wrack line.

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Roosevelt Beach, Ponsler SW, China Creek, Big Creek

July 22, 2023

A low tide 1 ft with some medium size rocks in ditches.

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Roosevelt Beach, Ponsler SW, China Creek, Big Creek

May 22, 2023

Very Little in the wrack line today on the minus tide, small feathers, micro plastic and pieces of wood.

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Roosevelt Beach, Ponsler SW, China Creek, Big Creek

January 20, 2023

Not a lot in the driftline due to recent king tide.

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