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Quite a few dead murres, including one with net around it's neck (see pic). The 2 sea lion carcasses reported earlier have been buried, thanks to the Parks Dept? The cave diggers are back at work on the bluff at the Roads End Wayside (see pic). Contacted Ranger Dave Woody about installing a new warning sign at bluff. Other than that, beautiful day to be on the beach.

Conditions

Temperature: 61 F. Cloud Cover: Sunny. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Wind Direction: N. Tide Level: 5.0 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 30. Number of dogs: 6. Walking or running: 20. Playing in sand: 5. Sitting: 5.

Concerns

Litter

Apparent violations: caves dug in bluff at Roads End Wayside.

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 17. RVs/Buses parking: 3.

Beached Birds

Total dead birds: 22. Enganglement: 1. 21 murres, 2 commorants, no leg bands

Driftline Content

Seaweeds and seagrass, Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt), Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt), Shells, Small rocks, Wood pieces.

Man-made Modifications

caves dug in bluff at Roads End Wayside

Actions & Comments

Contacted Ranger Dave Woody about caves in bluff, asking that a new warning sign be put up.

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