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18th Dec

Another windy day resulted in a decent movement of seabirds and including three Velvet Scoters, 75 Red-throated Divers, four Fulmars, 1300 Gannets, 316 Kittiwakes, an adult Little Gull, 1524 Guillemots and 29 Razorbills and also a Pomarine Skua of particular note.
A first-winter Caspian Gull and a first-winter Yellow-legged Gulls were among the gulls roosting at the fishing boats.

A Grey Seal and two Porpoises were feeding offshore.