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16th Dec

Yet another wet and fairly breezy day. The Patch and shoreline was heaving with gulls with at least six Caspian Gulls and four Yellow-legged Gulls being seen.

A Firecrest and a Chiffchaff were seen at the Long Pits.

Elsewhere, two Long-tailed Ducks on Scotney Pit were new arrivals.