Report Details

Approximately 300 brown pelicans on the beach on a windy cloudy day. New riprap/shoreline protection below house immediately north of trailer park at Mile 291, with application posted for permanent riprap repair.

Conditions

Temperature: 60 F. Cloud Cover: Cloudy. Wind Velocity: Strong. Wind Direction: SE.

Human Activities

Number of people: 10. Number of dogs: 3. Walking or running: 10.

Concerns

Apparent violations: none.

Disturbances: Shorebirds moving in response to humans/dogs

Notable Wildlife

Pelicans. Apparently migrating. Approximately 300. Other smaller birds and gulls mixed in

Beached Birds

Total dead birds: 300. None observed.

Stranded Marine Mammals

Brown pelicans. Approximately 300.

Dead Fish or Invertebrates

1 small dead seal.

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

New riprap or shoreline protection structures. House immeadiately north of trailer park at Mile 291

Natural Changes

Newly exposed roots/trees falling, Visible retreat of solid bluff. House immeadiately north of trailer park at Mile 291

Actions & Comments

No. There is a posted application for permanent riprap repair

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October 29, 2023

Mile 292 was in great condition no trash and many people out enjoying the warmer evening with low tides and a beautiful sunset

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March 11, 2022

Noticed what seem to be an elk carcass but mostly just the hide or pelt maybe some bones mid size.

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February 24, 2021

Large amount of errosion to the coastline, logs and trees have been moved around due to our recent King Tides and High surf.

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December 6, 2020

Overall good conditions no violations.

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November 2, 2020

Beach and shoreline were clean with little activity.

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September 19, 2019

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May 4, 2018

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April 23, 2018

Groups of people were playing ball and picnicking.

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