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18th Feb

Only the Patch was checked today where the Iceland Gull was still present along with a first-winter Caspian Gull and two Yellow-legged Gulls. A party of five Pintails and a Red-breasted Merganser also flew east.

Red-breasted Merganser Mergus serrator   Dungeness   18th February 2021