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4th Dec

A cold day with fresh SW wind with most of the interest offshore again. Over four hours of seawatching produced three Wigeon, a Velvet Scoter, three Red-breasted Mergansers, 1654 Gannets, 2206 Kittiwakes, 11 Mediterranean Gulls, 13 Sandwich Terns, eight Great Skuas, 1654 Guillemots and 139 Razorbills.

A Porpoise and a Grey Seal were seen offshore.