Report Details

Spring equinox walk was a combo of rain and sun; a partial rainbow greeted us as well as two mature eagles and one Harrier hawk. No sign of the snowy owls that have been sighted here recently. The beach was swept clean of garbage and driftwood.

Conditions

Temperature: 50 F. Cloud Cover: Cloudy. Wind Velocity: Strong. Wind Direction: SW. Tide Level: 8.0 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 10. Number of dogs: 3. Walking or running: 4. Playing in sand: 6.

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 2. Cars/trucks on beach, allowed: 4.

Notable Wildlife

two bald eagles, one hawk (Harrier, possibly), multiple seagulls

Beached Birds

Total dead birds: 2. too old to determine species

Driftline Content

Seaweeds and seagrass, Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt). small jelly fish "balls"

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Clatsop Spit, Jetty Lagoon, Fort Stevens SP

March 31, 2024

Many folks enjoying a sunny Easter Sunday with mild wind and warm temperatures.

Beth Kandoll

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Clatsop Spit, Jetty Lagoon, Fort Stevens SP

January 1, 2024

A very clean mile on this sunny first day of the year 2024.

Beth E Kandoll

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Clatsop Spit, Jetty Lagoon, Fort Stevens SP

October 1, 2023

A beautiful clear blue sky and a mild windy day.

Randy and Beth

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Clatsop Spit, Jetty Lagoon, Fort Stevens SP

March 29, 2023

Probably the cleanest our mile has ever seemed with virtually no human debris to pick up on our walk back south.

Randy and Beth

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Clatsop Spit, Jetty Lagoon, Fort Stevens SP

January 1, 2023

A very quiet day on our beach mile with beach clean of debris/driftwood.

Randy and Beth

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Clatsop Spit, Jetty Lagoon, Fort Stevens SP

September 24, 2022

More people than we have experienced on mile 338 on this sunny autumn day with a bank of cirrhus clouds on the horizon.

Randy and Beth

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Mile 338

Clatsop Spit, Jetty Lagoon, Fort Stevens SP

June 27, 2022

Two notable things on our beach mile walk today.

Randy and Beth

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Clatsop Spit, Jetty Lagoon, Fort Stevens SP

March 19, 2022

Notably, very few birds.

Randy and Beth