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31st Mar

Another very warm and sunny day but a bit less going on than yesterday. A three-hour seawatch this morning produced three Shelduck, four Pintail, six Velvet Scoters, nine Red-breasted Mergansers, 396 Gannets, three Little Gulls and 104 Sandwich Terns of note. There was no sign of any white-winged gulls at the Patch.

A few birds on the land included two Willow Warblers, a Blackcap, 14 Wheatears, a Siskin, a Redpoll and 12 Goldfinches of interest.

There was a minimum of 44 Porpoises and also a Common Seal feeding offshore.