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Another beautiful day! Very few visitors, but saw a resident of Salishan with her little dog. Noted a gull (Western?) with a broken wing and a Sanderling with an injured, possibly broken, leg. On the bay side, saw a gull eating a young Starry flounder! And a fairly sizeable flock of Northern pintail ducks are in Siletz Bay...approximately 50 in number. (Picked up three small bags of trash and several larges pieces of rope.)

Conditions

Temperature: 54 F. Cloud Cover: Sunny. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light.

Human Activities

Number of people: 5. Number of dogs: 1. Walking or running: 5.

Notable Wildlife

Flock of about 75 Sanderlings; small group of about six Least sandpipers; gull with broken wing (Western?); sanderling with injured leg, possibily broken; saw gull eating a young Starry flounder.

Beached Birds

Total dead birds: 2. Western grebes.

Driftline Content

Seaweeds and seagrass, Land-based debris (picnics, etc.), Wood pieces. A few bottles, but not too bad this time.

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