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6th Jan

This morning's session at the fishing boats produced 35 Mediterranean Gulls, 370 Red-throated Divers and good numbers of auks, moving west and four Caspian Gulls (all first-winters) feeding with large numbers of gulls along the shoreline. Later in the day an afternoon watch saw 1700 Guillemots and 200 Razorbills pass through.

Four Grey Seals were also feeding offshore.