Report Details

Three dead Common Murre, launching a live Murre back to sea, and little beach litter were highlights.

Conditions

Temperature: 60 F. Cloud Cover: Sunny. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Tide Level: 0.0 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 20. Number of dogs: 4. Walking or running: 12. Playing in sand: 2. Sitting: 2. Kayaking: 2. Other Activities: 2 people on horseback with 3 horses, one on lead. One Common Murre in Big Creek was being harrassed and pecked at by a Western Gull--we relaunched it to sea.

Concerns

Fire

Apparent violations: one unattended fire.

Disturbances: Disturbance/harassment of marine mammals

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 1.

Notable Wildlife

30 Western Gulls, one Ring Billed Gull, 3 Whimbrel, copious mole crab casings at high driftline.

Beached Birds

Total dead birds: 3. Common Murre, no bovious outward signs of death, poosibly starvation.

Dead Fish or Invertebrates

Fairly heavy amounts of mole crab casings.

Driftline Content

Shells. only small amounts of litter

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