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3rd Jan

A breezy, damp day with more seawatching being the best option which produced three White-fronted Geese, three Velvet Scoters, 21 Fulmars, a Shag, a Mediterranean Gull, 245 Kittiwakes and three Great Skuas. A Woodcock was seen in the Trapping Area.

Single Porpoise, Common Seal and Grey Seal were feeding offshore.