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7th Mar

A bright and sunny day with a light NW wind.

Birds continue to trickle overhead with 30 Chaffinches and seven Siskins and also a party of three Long-tailed Tits which flew high and south over the area.

The best of the seawatching was a Shag, six Mediterranean Gulls and a Sandwich Tern whilst the two Iceland Gulls and the Little Gull were still feeding at the Patch.

Four Porpoises were feeding offshore and a Brown Hare was seen at the top of the recording area this evening.