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26th Mar

Two species which have featured in remarkable numbers so far this spring have been Garganey and Siskin and today saw another record spring day total of 411 Siskins moving south-east throughout the morning. Other migrants were a bit limited but did include a Little Ringed Plover, two Merlins, 70 Jackdaws, seven Chiffchaffs, a Firecrest, a White Wagtail, a Rock Pipit, 150 Chaffinches and a Brambling.

It was very slow offshore but a flock of four Garganey was of note and brings the spring total to 94 birds. Also of note were three Mediterranean Gulls and just six Sandwich Terns.

Six Porpoises were feeding offshore.