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12th Feb

There was a bit more movement offshore this morning in windier conditions than of late. A three-hour watch produced 33 Brent Geese, two Pintail, 614 Red-throated Divers, 13 Fulmars, 518 Gannets, 289 Kittiwakes, six Mediterranean Gulls, a Great Skua and  2726 auks. Later in the day a first-winter Yellow-legged Gull was seen at the fishing boats.