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Appeared to be very low tide, wet beach area larger than we have seen in the past. Some large areas of crab molt. Beach was clean, almost no man-made debris. There was a dead sea lion at the southern end of the mile with turkey vultures eating the carcass. 

Conditions

Temperature: 63 F. Cloud Cover: Foggy. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Tide Level: -0.3 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 6. Walking or running: 6.

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 1.

Driftline Content

Shells, Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt).

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Kiwanda Beach

March 8, 2024

Severe dune erosion causing many large shrubs and trees to fall onto the beach. Previous report in February showed dune cliff stable but receding.

Garrick Schermer

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Kiwanda Beach

February 4, 2024

Large dead tree on the water line.

Garrick Schermer

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Kiwanda Beach

July 23, 2023

Apparent crab exuvia - lots of Dungeness crab shells along the high-tide line and in the shallow mini-lagoons formed at low tide.

SchermerSG

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Kiwanda Beach

May 24, 2023

Juvenile bald eagle flew northbound just before the sighting of the gull.

SchermerSG

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Kiwanda Beach

April 14, 2023

Very lovely weather and isolated beach.

SchermerSG

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Kiwanda Beach

March 16, 2023

Beautiful day, beach very wide and clean.

bballentine

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Kiwanda Beach

January 19, 2023

Found one water bottle in driftwood.

SchermerSG

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Kiwanda Beach

November 9, 2022

We have been monitoring this section of beach for over 10 years now.

bballentine