A bright and sunny but cold day. There were lots of Red-throated Divers, 850 Gannets, 1100 Kittiwakes, 1900 auks and six Velvet Scoters offshore. Large numbers of gulls were feeding at the Patch with the Iceland Gull and five Caspian Gulls of note along with a Little Gull, two Mediterranean Gulls and a Yellow-legged Gull. Two Black Redstarts and the Grey Wagtail were seen around the power station again and a Chiffchaff was seen in the Trapping Area.
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