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10th Apr

Seawatching was the order of the day where 10.5hrs of coverage produced 313 Brent Geese, four Eiders, three Velvet Scoters, 1044 Common Scoters, three Whimbrel, 56 Little Gulls, 12 Mediterranean Gulls, the first three Arctic Terns of the year, 130 Common Terns, 257 Sandwich Terns, five Arctic Skuas, 93 Red-throated Divers and 11 Fulmars. It remains very quiet on the land with just a Redstart in the Moat of note.

Three Porpoises were feeding offshore.