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28th Mar

The morning dawned with a fresh southerly wind and produced a decent seawatch. Numbers were provided by 370 Brent Geese, 1033 Common Scoters, 108 Sandwich Terns, 205 Red-throated Divers and 200 Gannets along with 11 Shovelers, 15 Pintail, six Velvet Scoters, eight Red-breasted Mergansers, a Black-necked Grebe, three Grey Plovers, 12 Little Gulls, 29 Mediterranean Gulls, the first Common Tern of the year, a Great Skua and 13 Fulmars.

Five Porpoises were feeding offshore.