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27th Sep

Yet another day of strong, cold NW winds which produced very little. Nearly nine hours of seawatching resulted in 667 Brent Geese, nine Wigeon, five Pintail, 12 Great Skuas and 24 Arctic Skuas. Grounded migrants were very scarce with just three Snipe and four Wheatears of note.


Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus   first-winter   Dungeness   27th September 2020
This very small, long winged first-winter bird made a brief stop on the beach this morning. It was a pity it was
 unringed as it would have been interesting to know where it had hatched.

Three Porpoise and a Brown Hare were seen offshore.