Report Details

8 Western Gulls, 2 Cormorants on sea rocks possibly Pelagic, 8 Cormorants flying together appeared to be Double-crested. 29 people, 6 dogs, 2 people picking up recycling.

Conditions

Temperature: 55 F. Cloud Cover: Cloudy. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Wind Direction: S. Tide Level: 1.1 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 29. Number of dogs: 6. Walking or running: 8. Sitting: 2. Kayaking: 2. Fishing: 17. Two people picking up recycling.

Concerns

Fire, Litter

Apparent violations: Burned driftwood, and many cigarette butts near South Jetty..

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 10. RVs/Buses parking: 35.

Notable Wildlife

8 Western Gulls, 2 Cormorants on sea rocks possibly Pelagic, 8 Cormorants flying together appeared to be Double-crested.

Stranded Marine Mammals

Total stranded mammals: 1. Harbor Seal, dead north of Beachfront Inn.

Driftline Content

Small rocks, Seaweeds and seagrass, Shells, Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt), Wood pieces, Land-based debris (picnics, etc.), Styrofoam.

Report Images

South Jetty Sport Haven Beach looking south.
South Jetty Sport Haven Beach looking south.
Close to Gull Rocks Sport Haven Beach looking north.
Close to Gull Rocks Sport Haven Beach looking north .85 mile from south jetty, cannot access any further south due to cliffs.
Dead adult male Sea lion.25 mile south of Beachfront Inn, west of Bathiany Ln.
Dead adult male Sea lion.25 mile south of Beachfront Inn, west of Bathiany Ln.

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