Report Details

Day partly sunny, about 2 hrs before high tide, south face of headland inaccessible.  One extended family on beach; two photographers, mostly pics of each other.  Five dead birds, four likely Cassin's auklet. First guess on fifth to be cormorant.  First survey, unable to observe change.

Conditions

Temperature: 53 F. Cloud Cover: Sunny. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Tide Level: 7.0 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 9. Walking or running: 7. Photography: 2.

Notable Wildlife

Gulls, generic

Beached Birds

Total dead birds: 5. 4 likely Cassin's Auklet; 1 unknown

Driftline Content

Small rocks, Seaweeds and seagrass, Shells, Wood pieces, Marine debris (plastic, styrofoam, etc. washing in from the sea), Ocean-based debris (from fishing boats, ship trash, etc.).

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August 30, 2023

Foggy uneventful morning.

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July 19, 2023

Report finds no unusual developments or observations at this location and no new causes for concern were identified.

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March 17, 2023

It was a calm, quiet morning at Yaquina Head.

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January 20, 2023

It is a beautiful, quiet day.

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December 12, 2022

It has been a beautiful, calm morning at Yaquina Head with low wind and one visitor.

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November 19, 2022

It was a brilliantly sunny day although the stiff east wind was very chilly.

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October 25, 2022

It was a chilly, cloudy/foggy Monday morning so there were only a handful of visitors in the park, none of whom were on the beach.

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September 18, 2022

It was an entirely typical day at Yaquina Head on cobble beach and quarry cove.

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