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26th Feb

With an onshore breeze there was a bit of movement at sea with the morning producing 34 Brent Geese, three Eiders, two Red-breasted Mergansers, 135 Red-throated Divers, five Fulmars, 187 Gannets, 231 Kittiwakes, two Mediterranean Gulls and 1614 auks. A Brambling was seen at the feeders in the Trapping Area.

A Porpoise was seen offshore.