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26th Apr

Another cold and breezy day with not a great deal to be seen and the highlight on the land of seven Ring Ouzels. Almost no movement offshore but Common Terns numbers built up at the Patch where the first-winter Iceland Gull was still present and clocked up its 101st day in the area.

Five Porpoises and a Grey Seal were seen offshore and three Brown Hares were seen on the land.