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20th Mar

More easterly winds resulted in another day of seawatching. Nearly nine hours of observations produced 2371 Brent Geese with a single Pale-bellied Brent Goose, 53 Shoveler, 16 Gadwall, 71 Pintail, 88 Teal, a Scaup, an Eider, 321 Common Scoters, 14 Red-breasted Mergansers, 17 Grey Plovers and 143 Sandwich Terns. A Buzzard and 17 Siskins flew over the area and nine Chiffchaffs and three Wheatears were found on the land.

Fifteen Porpoises and a Grey Seal were feeding offshore.