Report Details

Took a short walk on the beach and found 10 "intact" beached birds, most likely Common Murres. (no gloves!)

Conditions

Temperature: 60 F. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Wind Direction: NW. Tide Level: 2.5 feet.

Concerns

Apparent violations: Beached birds.

Actions & Comments

I reached out to COASST and they were able to identify from a photo sent one bird was a rhinoceros auklet, and most likely part of a current die off. They hadn't known it was occuring so far South. I sent pictures of all I saw, even though I wasn't doing an official survey.

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Mile 48

Beach southeast of Battle Rock, north of Hubbard Creek

May 15, 2024

The beach looked good today.

Peggy Grimes

Mile 48

Beach southeast of Battle Rock, north of Hubbard Creek

March 16, 2024

Seems like cheating to call this a winter report, with the weather conditions being so lovely.

Kristi Cramer

Mile 48

Beach southeast of Battle Rock, north of Hubbard Creek

November 24, 2023

Holiday weekend with good weather brought out a lot of people.

JaneSkipLegacy

Mile 48

Beach southeast of Battle Rock, north of Hubbard Creek

August 19, 2023

Beach was remarkably clean.

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Mile 48

Beach southeast of Battle Rock, north of Hubbard Creek

May 13, 2023

This was an exceptionally warm Saturday so there were more people on the beach than I usually see but everyone was well behaved and loving the rare chance to be on the beach (and even a few brave souls in the water) without multiple layers of coats.

JaneSkipLegacy

Mile 48

Beach southeast of Battle Rock, north of Hubbard Creek

February 10, 2023

Driftwood 5th graders had a wonderful day at their first observation of their adopted mile.

Curry County Schools

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.

JaneSkipLegacy

Mile 48

Beach southeast of Battle Rock, north of Hubbard Creek

August 20, 2022

Beach was looking pretty clean of trash at the surf line and above in the dry sand.

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