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25th Mar

A nice sunny morning which proved fairly disappointing on the bird front with just a Wheatear and four Black Redstarts of any real note on the land.

The sea was also fairly quiet with 2.25hrs of watching produced just a Shoveler, a Pintail, two Mediterranean Gulls and 29 Sandwich Terns of note.

Black Redstart Phoenicurus ochruros   Dungeness   25th March 2021



Wheatear Oenanthe oenanthe   Dungeness   25th March 2021

And both together

Eight Porpoises were also seen.