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A calm day on mile 214 with sporadic people enjoying the beach. The summer crowds have gone and the cool temperatures brought even fewer visitors. Exciting news between the 61A and 61B sign posts -- snowy plovers! They were hiding from the wind behind little sand lumps above the driftline.

Conditions

Temperature: 44 F. Cloud Cover: Partly Cloudy. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Wind Direction: S. Tide Level: 3.8 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 32. Number of dogs: 9. Walking or running: 20. Playing in surf: 3. Playing in sand: 3. Sitting: 6.

Notable Wildlife

Snowy plovers are here!! mostly between the 61A and 61B signs, but some north of the 61A sign as well.

Driftline Content

Small rocks, Seaweeds and seagrass, Shells, Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt), Wood pieces, Marine debris (plastic, styrofoam, etc. washing in from the sea).

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Nice day, Most every walking.

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Quiet day, mostly walkers out.

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Everything is looking pretty well.

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A typical winter day.

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South Beach SP, South Jetty Yaquina River

February 4, 2023

Sanderlings disturbed by humans.

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