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25th Apr

Another cool day with a freshening westerly breeze producing a little bit on the sea with a Velvet Scoter, ten Manx Shearwaters and 11 Great Skuas of particular note.
There was a small arrival of "Greenland" Wheatears and a Redstart was reported from the Long Pits area. A Firecrest was also seen in the trapping area.

Firecrest Regulus ignicapilla   Dungeness   25th Apr.2018
Greenland Wheatear Oenanthe oenanthe ssp leucorhoa   male  Dungeness
   25th April 2018 (Jacques Turner-Moss)
At least five Porpoises were feeding offshore.