Report Details

Beautiful day. Large amount of plastic debris; notably a number of plastic children's toys including a doll house and several super hero figures. Created several large debris piles above the high tide line; I hope lots of folks participate in the upcoming SOLVE beach clean-up.

Conditions

Temperature: 57 F. Cloud Cover: Sunny. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Wind Direction: E. Tide Level: 4.0 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 29. Number of dogs: 3. Walking or running: 15. Playing in surf: 2. Playing in sand: 3. Sitting: 4. Photography: 2. Fishing: 1. Other Activities: 2 horseback riding. Beautiful day; lots of folks out enjoying the coast.

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 27.

Notable Wildlife

Saw a bald eagle soaring above the beach.

Beached Birds

Total dead birds: 6.

Driftline Content

Small rocks, Seaweeds and seagrass, Shells, Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt), Wood pieces, Land-based debris (picnics, etc.), Styrofoam, Ocean-based debris (from fishing boats, ship trash, etc.). more plastic debris than usual

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