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18th Mar

The Iceland Gull reappeared at the Patch but overall numbers of gulls were well down on recent days. Several stints of seawatching during the day produced 96 Brent Geese, three Canada Geese, four Shelduck, 18 Shovelers, four Pintails and 30 Sandwich Tern and 400 Great Crested Grebes were feeding offshore.

There was a considerable increase in the numbers of Porpoise with at least 40 individuals feeding offshore.

A Hummingbird Hawkmoth was found in the Patch hide.