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25th Feb

A two-hour seawatch this morning produced three Red-breasted Mergansers and a Mediterranean Gull flying west and 42 Red-throated Divers and 396 Gannets flying east. Several Mediterranean Gulls were also seen off the fishing boats during the day and 240 Great Crested Grebe were feeding offshore. A Dartford Warbler, a Firecrest and seven Stonechats were of note on the land.

A Grey Seal was seen on the beach.