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A day of strong north-west winds limited observations on both the land and at sea. The Patch was the most productive area with the first-summer white-winged gull showing again (which having seen it again today I think is more than likely an Iceland Gull rather than a Glaucous Gull as previously reported). Also feeding here were five Mediterranean Gulls, a Yellow-legged Gull and two Black Terns of interest. An Arctic Skua was also chasing terns offshore and a Great Skua flew east. In addition, 180 Swifts also arrived from the south. Two Porpoises and a Grey Seal were seen offshore.
Iceland GullLarus glaucoides first-summer Dungeness 30th May 2016