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20th Feb

A 2.5hr seawatch this morning produced 43 Brent Geese, 341 Red-throated Divers and 861 Gannets heading east while a Redshank and good numbers of Kittiwakes and auks flew west.

A Porpoise and a Grey Seal were feeding offshore.