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7th Dec

A miserable day with strong winds and heavy rain at times, especially in the evening. Seawatching was the only sensible option but even here it was disappointing with 450 Kittiwakes, six Little Gulls, 20 Mediterranean Gulls, a Yellow-legged Gull, seven Sandwich Terns and 1075 Guillemots of note during the morning.

One Grey Seal was seen offshore.