Report Details

Quiet day on the coast. No concerns. Lots of small litter (plastic/styrofoam) in the driftline.4 dead birds. This mile is just south of South Beach Park and the ranger often cleans this stretch of coast.Photos will be added when my camera is fixed.

Conditions

Temperature: 54 F. Cloud Cover: Sunny. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Wind Direction: NW. Tide Level: 2.6 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 9. Number of dogs: 9. Walking or running: 9. People walking with or without dogs. A very quiet day at the coast.

Concerns

Apparent violations: no concerns.

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 2.

Notable Wildlife

No birds were seen.

Beached Birds

Total dead birds: 4. Photos of the birds will be entered with the report later (camera is in the repair shop).

Driftline Content

Seaweeds and seagrass, Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt), Marine debris (plastic, styrofoam, etc. washing in from the sea), Shells, Styrofoam, Wood pieces. Lots of small bits of styrofoam/plastic in the driftline. Nothing else unusual.

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