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28th Jan

Limited coverage but a morning seawatch saw 296 Red-throated Diver and 533 auk species coming out of the bay. Two first-winter Caspian Gulls were found on an afternoon visit to the Patch but conditions were difficult and rapidly became impossible as thick fog rolled in.

Two Grey Seals and a Common Seal were feeding offshore.