Report Details

lots of dead velella!

Conditions

Temperature: 45 F. Cloud Cover: Cloudy. Tide Level: 0.223 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 22. Number of dogs: 8. Walking or running: 16. Sitting: 6.

Notable Wildlife

about 30 whimbrel; some crows, starlings, gulls. heard in trees bewicks wrens, white crowned sparrows, song sparrows

Beached Birds

Total dead birds: 1. black bird, probably a common murre

Dead Fish or Invertebrates

Unusual concentration. lots of dead velella

Driftline Content

Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt), Wood pieces. the animal casings are the many dead velella which comprised a very significant portion of the wrack line

Man-made Modifications

graffiti near nye beach on small rock

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Mile 216

Newport, Nye Beach south

April 27, 2024

lots of dead velella!

Julie Parker

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Mile 216

Newport, Nye Beach south

January 27, 2024

Very few people on the beach due to blustery conditions.

Julie Parker

Mile 216

Newport, Nye Beach south

December 9, 2023

Eight total lures were seen, all of them glittery with an orangish hue.

Andy Warrick

Mile 216

Newport, Nye Beach south

December 9, 2023

Sea lion corpse, seven dead birds, the rubber fishing lures, much fishing rope, decomposed jellies, and copious amounts of marine and land debris were all notable observations.

Andy Warrick

Mile 216

Newport, Nye Beach south

October 23, 2023

Took photos of all dead birds, as well as live birds/jellyfish, and some trash and sky

Warrick

Mile 216

Newport, Nye Beach south

October 12, 2023

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Mile 216

Newport, Nye Beach south

June 3, 2019

Just a usual day on the beach, nothing noticible as far as errousoin.

NHS Leadership

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Mile 216

Newport, Nye Beach south

April 29, 2018

Everything was normal on the beach.

NHS Leadership