Report Details

The day was warm, overcast and still, perfect for walking the beach. On this day I walked the south half (for this mile is equally divided by a large outcropping that makes it difficult to walk the length when there is not an extrem low tide.People were enjoying the day. No disturbances to note.

Conditions

Temperature: 65 F. Cloud Cover: Partly Cloudy. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light.

Human Activities

Number of people: 13. Number of dogs: 3. Walking or running: 12.

Concerns

Litter

Apparent violations: none.

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 5. RVs/Buses parking: 1.

Notable Wildlife

Cormorants, Murres, Pelicans

Beached Birds

Total dead birds: 1. Evidence of gulls eating the eggs of sand crabs in great numbers.The dead bird was a Murre.

Dead Fish or Invertebrates

Unusual concentration. Many dead sand crabs

Driftline Content

Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt), Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt), Shells. Beach was sandier and cleaner than last visit.

Man-made Modifications

more sand on the beach, infact the rocks that were primary were completely covered by many feet os new sand.

Actions & Comments

Collected debris. Crab pot too heavy to move and tied to a tree root just south of Ocean House resort. Plastic weaving buried too dee in the sand to remove as were several pieces of rope both plastic and cotton/nylon.

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