Report Details

A rough, windy morning, but a relatively clean, untroubled beach, at least by appeaarances. One dead squid is noteworthy.

Conditions

Temperature: 58 F. Cloud Cover: Rain. Wind Velocity: Strong. Wind Direction: SW. Tide Level: 3.8 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 3. Number of dogs: 2.

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 1.

Notable Wildlife

approximately 400 gulls--Mostly Westerns, but including 5-6 Heermans and 10 Ringbilled. 150 Sanderlings in tiny to large groups---all at shoreline foraging.

Dead Fish or Invertebrates

Unusual concentration. 1 dead squid at hight driftline--being fed on by gulls

Driftline Content

A very clean beach in terms of detritus and all debris

Man-made Modifications

Sand removal. The Oregon State Park System has pushed sand up against its campsite bluff to prevent further erosion.

Actions & Comments

Am not calling this a problem--no action taken.

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