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22nd Feb

A 2.25hr seawatch this morning produced 259 Gannets, 212 Kittiwakes and 229 Razorbills of note. Large numbers of gulls were feeding on the shellfish washing up on the beach and included a second-winter Iceland Gull and two Mediterranean Gulls. A Kingfisher and two Chiffchaffs were seen at the Long Pits.

Iceland Gull Larus glaucoides   second-winter   Dungeness   22nd February 2022

Two Porpoises were feeding offshore.