Date: 8/1/17 10:53 am
From: Alan Contreras <acontrer56...>
Subject: [obol] Re: fire on coast
The road is called Baker Beach Rd. so that's the name lots of people use. There is a separate access a couple of miles south that goes to the mouth of Sutton Creek.

Alan Contreras
Eugene, Oregon

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> On Aug 1, 2017, at 10:43 AM, Joel Geier <joel.geier...> wrote:
>
> Hi all,
>
> I was confused by the initial mention of Baker Beach, so I appreciate
> Dave Lauten's clarification that this is the same place that I've long
> thought of as Sutton Beach.
>
> Can confirm, I've seen Snowy Plovers on just about every visit during
> nesting season (though that's a small sample), going back to 1998. As of
> 2006 there were signs identifying the upper beach as a plover nesting
> area.
>
> I'd guess that any plovers there aren't at much risk from the fire,
> considering their habitat preference. Fire suppression activities could
> perhaps pose a threat.
>
> Good birding,
> Joel
>
>
> Dave Lauten wrote:
>
> Baker/Sutton Beach is an actual Snowy Plover nesting area, albeit one
>
> that is not as busy as others, but nonetheless, a nesting site......
>
>
> --
> Joel Geier
> Camp Adair area north of Corvallis
>
>
>
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