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2nd Jan

Huge numbers of Guillemots and Razorbills offshore again this morning along with 800 Red-throated Divers moving east, 400 Gannets, a Great Skua and three Goosanders of note. A second-winter Caspian Gull was also seen.
Checks of the trapping area produced a Woodcock, two Snipe, a Chiffchaff and a Firecrest of note.

A Porpoise was feeding offshore.