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Local weather


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8th Feb

The Iceland Gull reappeared at the Patch again along with two first-winter Caspian Gulls and two Mediterranean Gulls. The morning seawatch saw 378 Red-throated Divers, 99 Kittiwakes, 328 Guillemots and 134 Razorbills pass through.

The Black Redstart was seen around the power station sewage works again.

Two Porpoises were feeding offshore.