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12th Dec

Good numbers of birds offshore again with a two hour seawatch this morning producing a Goldeneye, a Mediterranean Gull, six Sandwich Terns and 2800 auk sp. Huge numbers of Cormorant have moved into the area with at least 4000 feeding offshore. Three Chiffchaffs, three Firecrests and four Redwings were seen in the bushes.

A Common Seal was seen offshore.