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8th Mar

The morning seawatching produced 210 Common Scoters, a Red-breasted Merganser, 290 Red-throated Divers, 500 Gannets and 11 Sandwich Terns passing eastwards and at least 800 Guillemots were sitting on the sea. The Iceland Gull was back at the Patch this afternoon  

A Firecrest was seen at the Long Pits.

At least 20 Porpoises were also seen in the flat calm conditions.