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23rd Feb

Yet another miserable day with constant drizzle/light rain and gale force winds for much of the day. Huge numbers continue to feed offshore and roost on the beach and today included the juvenile Iceland Gull, an adult Caspian Gull and two Yellow-legged Gulls

Iceland Gull Larus glaucoides   juvenile   Dungeness   23rd February 2020
At least three Common Seals were also feeding offshore.

Common Seal Phoca vitulina   Dungeness   23rd February 2020