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12th Jan

A bright and sunny but cold day with a decent scatter of birds across the Point. Two Dartford Warblers and a flyover Snow Bunting were of note and a Jack Snipe, four Chiffchaffs, a Fieldfare and two Black Redstarts were also seen. A party of five White-fronted Geese flew west offshore and a Little Gull was feeding at the Patch.

A Porpoise was feeding offshore.