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25th Apr

Seawatching continues to dominate proceedings with a strong ENE wind and clear skies but barely a migrant to be seen on the land. Of note offshore were three Velvet Scoters, a Black-throated Diver, three Manx Shearwater, 140 Whimbrel, 611 Bar-tailed Godwits, 140 Little Gulls, four Little Terns, 563 Common Terns, 277 Arctic Terns, four Black Terns, four Great Skuas, two Pomarine Skuas and 27 Arctic Skuas and a Puffin

Fifteen Porpoises and three Grey Seals were feeding offshore.