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18th Feb

Most of the days interest was on the beach where two juv/first-winter Glaucous Gulls and a new first-winter Caspian Gull joined the throng at the fishing boats and three Velvet Scoters and an adult Mediterranean Gull passed through.




Caspian Gull Larus cachinnans   first-winter   Dungeness   18th February 2018




Glaucous Gull Larus hyperboreus    juv/first-winter    Dungeness   18th February 2018
A new individual.