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9th Dec

A calm day with a decent westerly movement of seabirds which was concentrated on the first few hours of the morning including 310 Red-throated Divers, a Black-throated Divers, two Great Northern Divers, 500 Kittiwakes, 25 Mediterranean Gulls, six Sandwich Terns, a Great Skua and around 2,500 auks sp.

A good search of the land produced six Chiffchaffs, three Firecrests and a Black Redstart of note.