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Sunny day before a series of storms arrives. Lots of people (102) on beach. Major activities were walking (39 people) and dog-walking (37 people w/ 22 dogs). Not much washed up on beach, natural or artificial. 1 dead common loon, and 1 weak but alive western x glaucous-winged gull. Many live western x glaucous-winged gulls, plus some small flying shorebirds I wasn't able to identify.

Conditions

Temperature: 53 F. Cloud Cover: Cloudy. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Wind Direction: S. Tide Level: 2.4 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 102. Number of dogs: 22. Walking or running: 39. Playing in surf: 4. Playing in sand: 7. Sitting: 4. Photography: 1. Tidepooling: 4. Other Activities: 37 dog-walking, 6 other.

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 19.

Beached Birds

Total dead birds: 1. Common loon - 1

Driftline Content

Seaweeds and seagrass, Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt), Land-based debris (picnics, etc.), Ocean-based debris (from fishing boats, ship trash, etc.), Small rocks, Styrofoam. Whelk eggs

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