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10th Mar

A murky and windy morning which got steadily worse and was virtually unbirdable by early afternoon. All the interest was at the Point where there was a sizable up-channel movement of birds in the first few hours with 2000 Brent Geese, five White-fronted Geese, six Shoveler, four Pintail, two Velvet Scoters, 98 Red-throated Divers and a Mediterranean Gull of interest. The gull roost held three first-winter Caspian Gulls and two Yellow-legged Gulls for a time.

Caspian Gull Larus cachinnans   first-winter   Dungeness   10th March 2021
A german colour-ringed bird - ringing details are awaited.