Report Details

Very quiet, very clean beach; Snowy Plover crew quickly passing through. Shells and animal casings in driftline on a remarkably clean beach. One dead California Sea Lion reported to Diane and Dave Bilderback, who reported it to the Marine Mammal Stranding Network. Low human impact (2)-monitoring Snowy Plover habitat.

Conditions

Temperature: 60 F. Cloud Cover: Sunny. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Wind Direction: NW.

Human Activities

Number of people: 2. Other Activities: 2 people monitoring Snowy Plover Habitat. Snowy Plover team, traveling north to south.

Vehicles

ATVs/OHVs on beach, prohibited: 1.

Notable Wildlife

none

Beached Birds

Total dead birds: 1. California Sea Lion-see comment section.

Driftline Content

Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt), Shells. remarkably clean beach

Actions & Comments

Dead male California Sea Lion (all fur gone) about 9 feet long, bloated, dermis pink. N 43.0214 W124.4511.

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May 1, 2016

Accessed mile by rowing down Fourmile Creek and beaching on west side of New River.

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March 13, 2014

Dead lamb and salmon on the beach.

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November 23, 2013

More people than we have ever seen on a beach walk before, two fishermen in small powered boat on new River, one fisherman walking, and what appeared to be a family of three walking South along the West Bank of the New River.

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June 19, 2013

Warm day, beach wide and fairly flat, pretty clean with occasional kelp, few jellies, dozens of crab carapaces, a few broken Sand Dollars, feathers, and some other crab parts.

John Hull

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November 4, 2012

Saw pelican with injured wing walking on beach and a dead baby sealion and three dead birds (just partial carcasses).

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April 5, 2012

Once again no people nor signs of people.

John Hull

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October 18, 2011

Beach sand and wet sand very clean.

John Hull

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September 19, 2011

Beach was very clean.

H Witschi