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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.

Conditions

Temperature: 53 F. Cloud Cover: Sunny. Wind Velocity: Strong. Wind Direction: N. Tide Level: 4.3 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 16. Number of dogs: 3. Walking or running: 15. Tidepooling: 1.

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 10.

Notable Wildlife

10 Whimbrel

Beached Birds

Total dead birds: 1. Only one wing and some bones. Could not identify.

Driftline Content

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

New Development

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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