Report Details

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

Conditions

Temperature: 51 F. Cloud Cover: Cloudy. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Wind Direction: NW. Tide Level: 3.9 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 9. Number of dogs: 3. Walking or running: 4. Playing in sand: 2. Sitting: 1. Photography: 2. There was a van on the beach, not sure if it was allowed or not, or what it was doing

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 1.

Beached Birds

Total dead birds: 8. Signs of oiling: 1. 5 murres, 2 cormorants, 1 gull

Dead Fish or Invertebrates

Unusual concentration. Some dead jellyfish, sea nettles and moon jellies, plus many decomposed velella

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).

New Development

Steps down bluff.

Natural Changes

Landslides/major boulder falls, Major cracks appearing in bluffs, Newly exposed roots/trees falling, Visible retreat of solid bluff.

Actions & Comments

We tried to save a murre chick that was under attack by gulls but failed, it was hard to watch

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January 27, 2024

Very few people on the beach due to blustery conditions.

Julie Parker

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December 9, 2023

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

Andy Warrick

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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

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October 23, 2023

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

Warrick

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October 12, 2023

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June 3, 2019

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

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April 29, 2018

Everything was normal on the beach.

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April 8, 2018

Nothing out of place.

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