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26th Feb

A bright, sunny day but quite cold. Huge numbers of gulls remain offshore but only three Mediterranean Gulls were found among them.
Five Long-tailed Tits were seen in the trapping area.

A Brown Hare was near the fishing boats.

Elsewhere, a Red-necked Grebe was found at the western end of the ARC Pit, a Whooper Swan was seen at Scotney and Water Pipits increased to a remarkable 17 birds in the Hayfields at Dengemarsh.