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28th December

A strong southerly wind was blowing and resulted in an excellent seawatch with three hours of observing producing 408 Brent Goose east, 122 Wigeon, four Teal, 15 Pintail, and two Great Northern Divers, ten Sooty Shearwaters, four Great Skuas, 223 Kittiwakes, 47 Mediterranean Gulls and a Sandwich Tern passing west.
Two first-winter Caspian Gulls were seen again.

A flock of 14 Siskin flew out to sea.