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27th Apr

Another morning with some passage offshore but still very little on the land. Over five hours of seawatching produced four Teal, an excellent total of 19 Velvet Scoter, 558 Common Scoters, 278 Whimbrels, 42 Bar-tailed Godwits, two Mediterranean Gulls, two Arctic Skuas, a Black-throated Diver and a Manx Shearwater.

Elsewhere, the Night Heron reappeared at Hookers on the RSPB Reserve.