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27th Feb

A party of five Wood Larks was flushed from the scrubby area just south of the trapping area whilst I was going out to fill the feeders and where three Long-tailed Tits were seen.
The masses of gulls remain offshore and included at least four Caspian Gulls, a Yellow-legged Gull and a Mediterranean Gulls.

A Common Seal was feeding offshore.