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5th Oct

All the interest was offshore again today where over five hours of watching produced a Manx Shearwater, a Balearic Shearwater, 530 Gannets, 33 Mediterranean Gulls, 571 Sandwich Terns, 48 Common Terns, four Great Skuas and 94 Arctic Skuas all heading down-channel. A Merlin and a Hobby were also seen at the fishing boats.

Two Porpoises and a Grey Seal were also feeding offshore.