Report Details

It was a beautiful day and people were enjoying the sun. There were 15 people, 2 dogs and 2 horses walking the beach. A few flocks of shorebirds and the usual gulls were along the shore. The beach was very flat and clean, with the driftwood pushed back against the dunes by the recent waves. There was one Brandt's Cormorant body but that was the only notable find. There was little human litter.

Conditions

Temperature: 55 F. Cloud Cover: Sunny. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Wind Direction: NW. Tide Level: 3.0 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 15. Number of dogs: 2. Walking or running: 15.

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 12.

Beached Birds

Total dead birds: 1. Brandt's Cormorant

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Mile 297

October 22, 2023

The sky was mostly cloudy with some patches of fog and noticeable blobs of sea foam on wet sand.

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September 4, 2023

A nice warm partly cloudy day with a large group enjoying the picnic area by the parking lot.

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June 6, 2023

It was a blustery sunny day with 3 horse back riders and one walker on the beach.

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March 18, 2023

A nice bright day with a large group of birders from 30 cars looking for Snowy Plovers when I started but only 13 people walking or sitting on the beach on my way back.

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December 15, 2022

This was a sunny, cold, blustery day with 8 people and 2 dogs walking or biking(1) on the extensive beach.

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September 6, 2022

This was a sunny calm day with few people on the beach.

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June 15, 2022

This was a nice day with clouds and little wind.

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March 8, 2022

This was a nice cloudy day with only 4 cars in the parking lot and four people on the beach, one with a dog.

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