Beach Watch has been documenting live and dead birds and marine mammals for over 23 years. Query Beach Watch Data Here!
Publications – Featuring Beach Watch Data:
2016 State of the California Current Report, NOAA
Tinker, TM, Dramatic Increase In Sea Otter Mortality From White Sharks In California, Marine Mammal Science, 2015
Moore, E, Lydya, S, Roletto, J, Litle, K, Parrish, JK, Nevins, H, Harvey, J, Mortenson, J, Greig, D, Piazza, M, Hermance, A, Lee, D, Adams, D, Allen, S, Kell, S. 2009. Entanglements of marine mammals and seabirds in central California and the north-west coast of the United States 2001–2005. Marine Pollution Bulletin 58:1045–1051.
Roletto, J., Mortenson, J., Harrald, I., Hall, J. & Grella, L. 2003. Beached bird surveys and chronic oil pollution in Central California. Marine Ornithology 31: 21-28.
Conference Posters 2015-16:
Investigation Of a Largescale Common Murre (Uria aalge) Mortality Event In California In 2015. Pacific Seabird Group Meeting 2016
Mortality anomalies in the north central California ecosystem 2014-15. Pacific Anomalies Meeting 2016
Mass Mortality of Cassin’s Auklets in 2014-15: Legacy of the Blob? Pacific Anomalies Meeting 2016
Investigation of Cassin’s Auklet Mortality in the Eastern Pacific During the 2014 Post-Breeding Season. Pacific Seabird Group Meeting 2015