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another beautiful day, more than average human/dog/vehicle traffic on the beach. the small black and white birds i saw last week were gone, found a few dead seagulls and one black and white gull, smaller than a seagull. also i took pix of the rock piles that formed up. there is a lot of sand gone.i hadn't gotten quite down to hubbard creek last walk, so this time i did, and noticed how much erosion and wood removal occurred from the recent winter storms. not much flotsam/jetsam.

Conditions

Cloud Cover: Sunny. Tide Level: 0.0 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 18. Number of dogs: 12. Walking or running: 11. Playing in sand: 3. Sitting: 2. Surfing: 2. Other Activities: 1 sitting in a car. beautiful day, more than usual traffic.

Vehicles

Cars/trucks on beach, allowed: 3.

Notable Wildlife

flock of seagulls at hubbard creekbull kelp here and there on the beach

Beached Birds

Total dead birds: 7. seagulls

Driftline Content

Seaweeds and seagrass, Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt), Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt), Ocean-based debris (from fishing boats, ship trash, etc.), Small rocks, Styrofoam, Wood pieces. slight amount of flotsam and jetsam, not that much

Natural Changes

about the same since a week ago

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Beach southeast of Battle Rock, north of Hubbard Creek

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Beach southeast of Battle Rock, north of Hubbard Creek

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Mile 48

Beach southeast of Battle Rock, north of Hubbard Creek

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Beach southeast of Battle Rock, north of Hubbard Creek

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Mile 48

Beach southeast of Battle Rock, north of Hubbard Creek

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Beach was remarkably clean.

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Mile 48

Beach southeast of Battle Rock, north of Hubbard Creek

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Beach southeast of Battle Rock, north of Hubbard Creek

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Mile 48

Beach southeast of Battle Rock, north of Hubbard Creek

November 18, 2022

On a mild, sunny Friday in November we found the beach pretty quiet.

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