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20th Apr

Another slow day with just a trickle of birds offshore and virtually birdless on the land although a Hooded Crow did make a very brief appearance. The morning seawatch produced eight Shelduck, 20 Shoveler, two Gadwalls, three Pintails, 33 Teal, a Grey Plover, 16 Whimbrel, 125 Bar-tailed Godwits and 18 Mediterranean Gulls of note.

Eight Porpoises were feeding offshore.