Report Details

2 whimbrels,5 barn swallows,ring billed and western gulls, about 50+ Western sandpipers feeding at shoreline.1 common murre carcass.Dune excavation noted and reported to State Park Employee (Beachside state pk/campground.), who will look at it, and report to Tony Stein. Prevous " stay of the dunes" signage on this grassy dune no longer present.10 lbs of garbage, rope,plastic, shotgun shell casings, plastic bottles and caps removed from this mile.Pleasant interaction with interested Albany visitor.

Conditions

Temperature: 50 F. Cloud Cover: Cloudy. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Wind Direction: W. Tide Level: 2.0 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 12. Number of dogs: 4. Walking or running: 12. Excavation of grassy sandy bluff 15x20', proabably by children. Reported to employee of Or. State Parks, who will look and report to Tony Stein. Previous signage to stay off bluff are absent.

Concerns

Climbing bluffs/seastacks

Apparent violations: excavation of grassy bluff for fort ? 20x15'.

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 2.

Notable Wildlife

2 whimbrels, several ringbill and western gulls, 5 barn swallows skimming shoreline for insects. about 50 probably Western Sandpipers moving and feeding.

Beached Birds

Total dead birds: 1. 1 common nurre carcass

Dead Fish or Invertebrates

moderate amount of broken razor, gaper clam shells

Driftline Content

Shells, Small rocks. small pieces of rope, shotgun shell casings

Man-made Modifications

Dune modification/removal. as noted in previous observation

Actions & Comments

Excavation of sand/grassy bluff 15x20', previous signage to stay off these bluffs because of erosion now absent. Reported to State Parks employee who will look and report to Tony Stein.

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