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End of summer,  Not much in the way of driftwood left on the beach(campers burn it thru the summer).  The beach was carn clean being it was just a week ago the SOLVE did the fall beach clean-up. 5 dead birds is a concern, I am cusrious as to why?

Conditions

Temperature: 45 F. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Wind Direction: NW. Tide Level: 3.0 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 5. Number of dogs: 2. Walking or running: 5. The vehicle was a State Park Ranger patrolling the beach. I had a conversation with him, they are now patrolling on a regular basis.

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 10. RVs/Buses parking: 2. Cars/trucks on beach, allowed: 1.

Beached Birds

Total dead birds: 5. I believe all were Common Murre's

Dead Fish or Invertebrates

Many beached jelly's

Driftline Content

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

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