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Local weather


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11th Dec

Although much quieter than yesterday there was still plenty to be seen offshore with four Wigeon, 150 Kittiwakes, 13 Mediterranean Gulls, a first-winter Caspian Gull, nine Sandwich Terns, a Great Skua, 680 Guillemots and 210 Razorbills.

Four Firecrests and a Chiffchaff were seen on the land.

A Common Seal was feeding offshore.

Elsewhere, a Dusky Warbler showed at the ARC Car Park but was very elusive.