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Paddled back S from mile 89 and entered beach at S end of New River Snowy Plover Habitat Restoration Area. Walked N and S from this point. Inspected beach campsite for human impact. Saw Tundra Swans flying over - 56 in two groups. Saw large groups of Western Sandpipers feeding along river adjacent to beach. Also large flocks of American Coots. Didn't see any Sanderlings, and only a few gulls. Light driftline of a few shells, animal casings, algae, wood pieces and debris. Low human impact (0).

Conditions

Temperature: 60 F. Cloud Cover: Sunny. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Wind Direction: NW. Tide Level: 3.2 feet.

Notable Wildlife

Western Sandpipers, Tundra Swans

Driftline Content

Seaweeds and seagrass, Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt), Ocean-based debris (from fishing boats, ship trash, etc.), Shells, Wood pieces.

Actions & Comments

relatively clean beach.

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Mile 90

January 17, 2009

Paddled back S from mile 89 and entered beach at S end of New River Snowy Plover Habitat Restoration Area.

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Mile 90

September 21, 2008

I kayaked from Storm Ranch boat ramp site to S end of New River Plover Habitat Restoration Site.

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Mile 90

June 2, 2008

Kayaked in from New River to S end of New River Plover Habitat Restoration Area (HRA).

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Mile 90

March 12, 2008

Kayaked from Storm Ranch to site of old 2002 breach and walked N and S from this point.

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Mile 90

December 20, 2007

Kayaked across New River at N end of mile 92 and walked S.

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Mile 90

August 12, 2007

Kayaked south on New River from mile 92 to mile 89.

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Mile 90

June 17, 2007

Kayaked across New River and walked S.

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