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3rd Dec

Another fairly miserable day with seawatching producing just five Teal, two Gadwall and a late Sandwich Tern of note and a brief stop in the small gull roost of a first-winter Caspian Gull.

Caspian Gull Larus cachinnans   first-winter   Dungeness   3rd December 2021

On the downside its depressing to see the number of gulls with ingested fishing line or severely damaged legs, mainly caused by entanglement with fishing tackle.

 A Grey Seal was seen offshore.