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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Mile 338

January 1, 2024

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

Beth E Kandoll

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October 1, 2023

A beautiful clear blue sky and a mild windy day.

Randy and Beth

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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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January 1, 2023

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

Randy and Beth

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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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June 27, 2022

Two notable things on our beach mile walk today.

Randy and Beth

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March 19, 2022

Notably, very few birds.

Randy and Beth

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December 25, 2021

A cold walk on Christmas morning that started out with hail and a moderate north wind, and ended with sun coming through the clouds.

Randy and Beth