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6th Dec

Seawatching was a bit better today with the highlight being eight Great Skuas along with 18 Teal, two Red-breasted Merganser, 107 Red-throated Divers and five Mediterranean Gulls. Two Woodcocks and three Chiffchaffs were seen in the trapping area.

Two Grey Seals were feeding offshore.