Report Details

3 dead birds: 2 murres, 1 gullConsiderable settling of riprap/gaps between NW 6th - 7th.New condos at NW 5th and between NW 3rd and 2nd are almost done.

Conditions

Cloud Cover: Cloudy. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light.

Human Activities

Number of people: 29. Number of dogs: 3. Walking or running: 9. Playing in surf: 5. Playing in sand: 4. Other Activities: jogging: 1; trying to access beach from bluff: 4.

Concerns

Fire, Litter

Apparent violations: bonfires.

Disturbances: Shorebirds moving in response to humans/dogs

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 2. RVs/Buses parking: 1.

Beached Birds

Total dead birds: 3. 2 murres, 1 gull

Driftline Content

Seaweeds and seagrass, Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt), Shells, Small rocks, Wood pieces. fireworks debris, bottles, cigarette butts, plastic, paper, cellophane, cans

Man-made Modifications

sand filling in at bottom of riprap

Actions & Comments

Considerable settling of riprap/gaps between NW 6th - 7th.New condos at NW 5th and between NW 3rd and 2nd are almost done.

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Rockaway Beach, State Wayside

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Rockaway Beach, State Wayside

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Rockaway Beach, State Wayside

December 31, 2021

A relatively calm day before the first King tide of 2022.

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