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Beautiful Oregon day. Much more bird life than in the last 6 reports likely because much less wind today. One dead sea bird. Copius amounts seaweed washed up at high tide line

Conditions

Temperature: 64 F. Cloud Cover: Partly Cloudy. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Wind Direction: W. Tide Level: 6.0 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 8. Number of dogs: 2. Walking or running: 6. Sitting: 1. Photography: 1. More people out today. one dog on leash. One off leash disturbed feeding sanderlings but not harassing

Concerns

Disturbances: Shorebirds moving in response to humans/dogs

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 4.

Notable Wildlife

Much more activity today. Winds calm. 2 Pelicans in flight heading west. 2 cormorants in flight heading west. A flock 12 sanderlings at high tide line feeding

Beached Birds

Total dead birds: 1. No leg bands. Photo attached. I cannot ID and if someone can I will be happy to update report

Driftline Content

Shells, Wood pieces. copious amounts brown/green stringy seaweed I believe eel grass (again if someone can ID correctly I am happy to update report). Large mussel shells. Large crab shells

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February 18, 2024

Recent king tides encroaching onto and undercutting fore dune. More debris than usual. A few shore birds Little human activity Large "octopus tree" I have been following has rotated again and the trunk now points NE. I continue to take photo facing N and S at the high tide line at the MP 29 sign entrance to the beach

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Cloudy day with occasional rain shower.

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November 26, 2023

Beautiful sunny day after "King Tide". Dead birds located together.

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October 27, 2023

A quiet and beautiful fall day.

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September 22, 2023

Clear warm day.

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August 30, 2023

Beautiful Oregon day.

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July 26, 2023

July day.

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