Report Details

8 whimbrels feeding at shoreline near Big Creek. Generally a very clean beach, small amount of fireworks debris removed from beach. Mod amt.s Dungeness crab parts, mole crabs, a few olive snails observed in sand near drift line. No further sightings of last month's old car chassis (embedded in sand)- reported by State Parks employee.

Conditions

Temperature: 55 F. Cloud Cover: Sunny. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Wind Direction: S. Tide Level: 1.0 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 10. Number of dogs: 3. Walking or running: 10.

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 4.

Notable Wildlife

8 whimbrels feedingmod. amounts of 3/4" backed dungeness crab parts. Mod. amount mole crabsfew olive snails, (olivella olivella)

Driftline Content

Seaweeds and seagrass, Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt), Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt), Land-based debris (picnics, etc.).

Actions & Comments

8 whimbrels feeding along Big Creek outflow. Small amounts of fireworks debris removed. Generally a very clean beach. State Parks employee reports that last month's old car chassis embedded in the sand was not relocated (near Big Creek)- though several attempts were made at low tide.

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