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Mile 183 Report
May 31, 2019
Beautiful sunny day with a strong wind on the beach.
Beautiful sunny day with a strong wind on the beach. The wind was stronger on the north side of the Rocky Knoll. Ocean beach picnic area had little rock or debris on the sand, drift line was full of By the Wind Sailor. Rock creek, southside of Rocky Knoll, normal amount of small rocks and expose sand. Someone has tied a rope at the trail leading to the beach which is very helpful.16 people and three dogs, most on the north side of the Rocky Knoll, enjoying walking with one gentleman at the tide pools. Seagulls, crows and 10 Whimbrel. The remains of one dead bird, one wing with feathers and partial skeleton. Not enough remains to identify bird .No trash found on beach or in parking area.
Temperature: 53 F. Cloud Cover: Sunny. Wind Velocity: Strong. Wind Direction: N. Tide Level: 4.3 feet.
Number of people: 16. Number of dogs: 3. Walking or running: 15. Tidepooling: 1.
Cars/trucks parking: 10.
Total dead birds: 1. Only one wing and some bones. Could not identify.
Small rocks, Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt), Marine debris (plastic, styrofoam, etc. washing in from the sea). The drift line was full of By the Wind Sailors
Some one has tied a rope which is helpful when climbing down to the beach on the south side of the Rocky Knoll.
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Yesterday started out as a bright sunny cold day with light wind, changing to a dark cloudy day.
Not much access to southside of Rocky Knoll do too tide level.
Except for myself there were people and vehicles only on the north side of Rock Creek which is called Ocean Picnic Beach.