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Beautiful, sunny day with a brisk wind (Small Craft Warning). The drift line was quite clear of debris. On the ocean-side of spit we observed three separate flocks of Brown pelicans flying north (total of 26 birds); observed a flock of six Pelagic cormorants flying north; and saw a Caspian tern flying west from the shore. We also noted something unusual: a Psitticine feather...probably an Amazon parrot. We picked up the remaining trash we couldn't collect on the 12th. On the way back, we saw five roosting Blue herons and numerous Barn swallows on the estuary side.

Conditions

Temperature: 58 F. Cloud Cover: Sunny. Wind Velocity: Moderate. Wind Direction: N.

Human Activities

Number of people: 1. Number of dogs: 1. Walking or running: 1. Playing in surf: 1. Sitting: 1.

Notable Wildlife

Flock of six Pelagic cormorants; three flocks of Brown pelicans totaling 26 individuals; one Caspian tern; a few Western gulls; and on the estuary side, five roosting Blue herons.

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Drift line surprisingly clear of debris.

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