Report Details

Quiet day on the beach, minimal visitors.

Conditions

Temperature: 49 F. Cloud Cover: Partly Cloudy. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Tide Level: -0.1 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 7. Number of dogs: 1. Walking or running: 6. Sitting: 1. Other Activities: One off leash dog.

Notable Wildlife

Juvenile eagle on first Bird Rock at Chapman Point. This juvenile has been spending time in this area the past couple weeks. Two adult eagles on second Bird Rock, chattering, as well as a pair of Canada geese. One pair of black oystercatchers foraging on fourth Bird Rock. Pigeon guillemots, cormorants, and murres on rocks and in surf. Single female Harlequin duck or surf scoter by first Bird Rock - usually seen at Ecola Point, not at Chapman, and not alone. One adult bald eagle on the north end of Crescent Beach. Four whimbrel foraging on the beach, unusually low count for this time of year. One Greater Yellowlegs foraging at river on Mile 314, possibly a Lesser Yellowlegs.

Actions & Comments

Beautiful quiet day on the beach with no wildlife disturbance.  No sand bridge access via Chapman Point, visitors via the trail only.  

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June 15, 2022

Lots of tide pooling activity because of the -1.

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May 4, 2022

Quiet day on the beach, minimal visitors.

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March 26, 2022

A resident was walking from Chapman Point toward the river when two dogs, a husky and a black lab, ran up to her, barking and chasing her.

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October 15, 2021

Beautiful day to hike in to Crescent Beach.

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July 11, 2021

Quite a few people enjoying a Sunday morning walk on the beach at low tide, able to walk to Crescent Beach via the sand bridge by the first Bird Rock.

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June 16, 2021

A tourist attempted to climb the west end of the first Bird Rock at Chapman Point for a photo opportunity, flushing two black oystercatcher parents from their nest and away from their chicks.

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June 15, 2021

Hiked in and out to Crescent Beach.

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May 22, 2021

Most of the people on Crescent Beach hiked over before low tide.

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