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5th Jan

Fewer birds offshore this morning than of late but still entertaining enough and with two Great Skuas and a Mediterranean Gull were also seen. Later in the day two Caspian Gulls (a first-winter and a second-winter).
Single Firecrest and Chiffchaff were seen in the trapping area.

A Grey Seal and a Porpoise were feeding offshore.