Report Details

Two dead Murre, one dead Northern Fulmar(probable). A fine plastic string was scaattered throughout the mile. We bagged what we could as refuse.

Conditions

Temperature: 44 F. Cloud Cover: Sunny. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Wind Direction: N. Tide Level: 2.2 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 8. Number of dogs: 3. Walking or running: 6. Playing in sand: 2. Beachside campground was nearly full of occupants, but with the chilly morning, just one family and another walker(with dog) were on the beach. Children had 2 dogs.

Notable Wildlife

one seal in shallow surf.There was a sizable raft of Western Gulls, pelagic cormorants diving nearby. Four double crested cormorant flew south, and6-8 pelicans flew northward.

Beached Birds

Total dead birds: 3. Two dead Common Murre, one dead tubenose, a probable Northern Fulmar.

Driftline Content

Ocean-based debris (from fishing boats, ship trash, etc.). The significant debris item was a fine plastic string--too thin and brittle to really be called twine. Betty bagged a considera

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