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14th Dec

Four hours of seawatching this morning produced a flock of 39 Barnacle Geese, 25 Wigeon, 368 Red-throated Divers, 150 Kittiwakes, a Mediterranean Gull and 1233 auks. The massive arrival of Cormorants continues with 14,517 passing the fishing boats in the first couple of hours of daylight.. Very little coverage on the land but a Black Redstart was seen along the power station wall.

Two Grey Seals were feeding offshore.