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The first Black Brant I've seen here this year. (I hunted them for 20 years in Mexico. They're one of the most delicious of wild waterfowl.) It was by itself but seemed healthy.

Conditions

Temperature: 60 F. Cloud Cover: Cloudy. Wind Velocity: Moderate. Wind Direction: NW. Tide Level: 1.0 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 1. Number of dogs: 1. Walking or running: 1.

Notable Wildlife

One Black Brant (Branta Nigricans)

Driftline Content

Seaweeds and seagrass, Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt), Land-based debris (picnics, etc.), Ocean-based debris (from fishing boats, ship trash, etc.), Marine debris (plastic, styrofoam, etc. washing in from the sea), Shells, Small rocks, Styrofoam, Wood pieces. plastic bottles, fishing net "cork line" floats

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