Report Details

Tracks of apparently illegal vehicle spotted. Black oystercatchers, turkey vulture, osprey observed.

Conditions

Temperature: 63 F. Cloud Cover: Sunny. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Wind Direction: W. Tide Level: 2.9 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 12. Number of dogs: 1. Walking or running: 4. Playing in surf: 5. Sitting: 1. Other Activities: 2 picnicking. Enjoying. Site hosts walking beach to pick-up debris - very little.

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 2. RVs/Buses parking: 1.

Notable Wildlife

Black oystercatchers (adults and juveniles); Turkey vulture - feasting on carcass; osprey

Beached Birds

Total dead birds: 3.

Driftline Content

Seaweeds and seagrass, Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt), Shells, Small rocks.

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January 12, 2017

This is not a full report -- a placeholder for our 4th qrtr 2016 observations.

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September 9, 2016

Beautiful day on beautiful beach.

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April 2, 2016

Mussel Ck.

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December 19, 2015

The mile could not be accessed from Arizona Beach -- Mussel Creek was impassable; the southern access from Frankport site was flooded, we parked in the area south of that.

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August 26, 2015

Tracks of apparently illegal vehicle spotted.

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June 22, 2015

Seasonal sands have arrived, making this mile very accessible.

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March 19, 2015

Mussel Creek channel is meandering, narrower and deepening.

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November 16, 2014

Mussel Creek continues to flow south to north, and then west to join the ocean.

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