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Only about a dozen people were walking on the beach this lovely warm Thursday afternoon, but there was lots of shorebird activity.

Conditions

Cloud Cover: Sunny. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Wind Direction: S.

Human Activities

Number of people: 12. Number of dogs: 1. Walking or running: 11. Other Activities: 1 kite-flying. dog unleashed

Notable Wildlife

23 of what were probably whimbrels, another flock of about 200 small sandpipers plus a few larger sandpipers of a different species

Dead Fish or Invertebrates

small clear jellies, a few larger brown jellies

Driftline Content

Seaweeds and seagrass, Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt), Wood pieces.

Actions & Comments

Yellow monkey-flowers and clover blooming amongst the vibrant green mosses--green like new conifer growth--on the bluff seeps.

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June 13, 2023

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March 16, 2023

A quiet, sunny day.

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December 14, 2022

Sunny, calm and quiet.

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September 5, 2022

It was a sunny morning on Labor Day.

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May 29, 2022

It was a breezy and overcast day but no rain when we were on the beach.

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