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10th Dec

A day of awful weather with Force 8-9 winds at times and frequent heavy rain through the morning (although no snow). Coverage was mostly limited to a brief seawatch which produced a single Great Skua. A first-winter Caspian Gull was also seen on the beach.

More gull-watching on the RSPB Reserve eventually produced a total of seven Caspian Gulls.