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Local weather


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23rd Dec

The westerly movement of seabirds continues with 4.75 hrs of watching producing 37 Teal, two Red-breasted Mergansers, 61 Common Scoters, 579 Gannets, 1383 Kittiwakes, a Yellow-legged Gull, a Great Skua, a first-year Pomarine Skua, 1566 Guillemots and 6556 Razorbills.

Singles of Common Seal, Grey Seal and Porpoise were also feeding offshore.