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Rather uneventful walk. Nice day. Most people were congregated at the north end of the mile on the beach at Seal Rock State Park. Noticed sand had moved away from the second beach to expose some cobbles.

Conditions

Temperature: 50 F. Cloud Cover: Sunny. Wind Velocity: Moderate. Wind Direction: NW. Tide Level: 0.5 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 35. Number of dogs: 3. Photography: 3. Tidepooling: 20. Fishing: 3.

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 20.

Notable Wildlife

Black oyster catchers, cormorants, gulls, crows, lots of anemones and stars

Beached Birds

Total dead birds: 2. one cormorant, the other I'm not sure of the species. It was black with a shorter neck, bill about 3 inches, orange

Driftline Content

Seaweeds and seagrass, Land-based debris (picnics, etc.), Ocean-based debris (from fishing boats, ship trash, etc.), Marine debris (plastic, styrofoam, etc. washing in from the sea), Shells, Styrofoam, Wood pieces.

Actions & Comments

building continues on the house very close to the edge of the bluff. Will include picture

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October 9, 2019

Overall, beautiful day on Mile 206.

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June 2, 2019

It was a pleasant Sunday evening on Mile 206!

shelgeson

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March 17, 2019

Great day at mile 206!

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December 15, 2018

* This report is from the December 21st quarter.

shelgeson

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August 26, 2018

This is my first mile report with coast watch!

shelgeson

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May 9, 2017

Excellent to see science at Seal Rock.

Fawn and Mike