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17th Dec

A very cold morning with a heavy frost and no wind produced very little in the way of new birds with just a Little Gull feeding offshore, a Bullfinch in the trapping area and a Redpoll flying overhead of interest.
The first-winter Caspian Gull was seen again around the Point.





Caspian Gull Larus cachinnans   first-winter   Dungeness   17th December 2017