Report Details

Pretty much normal for this Salishan Strip; quiet conditions; many birds, mostly gulls and pelicans; and the usual large number of hauled-out harbor seals.

Conditions

Temperature: 60 F. Cloud Cover: Sunny. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Wind Direction: NW. Tide Level: 6.0 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 29. Walking or running: 17. Playing in surf: 3. Playing in sand: 4. Sitting: 2. Other Activities: 1 Flying Kite.

Concerns

Litter

Disturbances: Shorebirds moving in response to humans/dogs

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 55.

Notable Wildlife

~300 gulls, pelicans & small birds. Also, ~100 harbor seals.

Beached Birds

Total dead birds: 3. Enganglement: 1. 1 bird entangled in kite string

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