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31st Mar

A reasonable seawatch this morning produced 77 Brent Geese, 398 Common Scoters, a Mediterranean Gull, 31 Sandwich Terns, a Common Tern, two Arctic Skuas, 19 Fulmars and 348 Gannets. A second-winter Yellow-legged Gull was also in the roost at the Point. Single Chiffchaff and Firecrest were seen on the land.

Yellow-legged Gull Larus michahellis   second-winter   Dungeness   31st March 2023

Two Porpoises were feeding offshore and a dead Brown Hare was found at the Point.