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Beautiful day on Mile 200. One dead seal pup (see photo). Mild fog with sunshine, nice summer weather. One lone Bonaparte's Gull was spotted as well as many pelicans, gulls, and sandpipers.Several drift wood structures.

Conditions

Temperature: 64 F. Cloud Cover: Foggy. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Wind Direction: NW.

Human Activities

Number of people: 15. Number of dogs: 5. Walking or running: 15. Other Activities: flying kites (2). Tire tracks from Park Ranger.

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 8.

Notable Wildlife

Bonaparte's Gull (1), small and large sandpipers, gulls, crows, pelicans.

Beached Birds

Total dead birds: 1. Not sure what it was. Black and white, approximately 5 pounds.

Stranded Marine Mammals

Total stranded mammals: 1. Seal pup, deceased.

Driftline Content

Seaweeds and seagrass, Shells, Small rocks, Wood pieces. No litter present! :)

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Mile 200

Big Stump Beach, south Patterson SP

May 30, 2024

I was anxious to visit Mile 200 this week to see if there were tar deposits or any struggling birds due to the reported tar substance washing up on Oregon beaches.

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Mile 200

Big Stump Beach, south Patterson SP

March 5, 2024

Theme for today - Trash, Trash and more Trash.

Karen Funk

Mile 200

Big Stump Beach, south Patterson SP

December 13, 2023

Patterson creek had a heavy flow of water coming down to the ocean this afternoon.

Karen Funk

Mile 200

Big Stump Beach, south Patterson SP

September 19, 2023

Patterson creek was gently flowing and easy to cross near the ocean.

KFunk

Mile 200

Big Stump Beach, south Patterson SP

July 8, 2023

A beach brush fire occurred on July 2 around 3 p.

KFunk

Mile 200

Big Stump Beach, south Patterson SP

June 22, 2023

Beautiful sunny Thursday morning - perfect for walking Mile 200.

KFunk

Mile 200

Big Stump Beach, south Patterson SP

May 1, 2023

On Saturday, Apr 29, there was a volunteer cleanup event organized for a Girl Scout Gold Award with SOLVE starting a Patterson State Park.

KFunk

Mile 200

Big Stump Beach, south Patterson SP

January 23, 2023

Although there were only 6 cars parked at Patterson Creek State Park this early Monday morning, I saw quite a few walkers and off leash dogs on the beach.

KFunk