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6th April

A miserable morning of rain and poor visibility produced a decent seawatch with 1024 Brent Geese, a Garganey, 12 Eider, two Velvet Scoters, 1140 Common Scoters, six Little Gulls, 125 Sandwich Terns, an Arctic Skua and a Great Northern Diver of note. Two Common Redstarts were seen at the Long Pits but other migrants on the land were almost non-existent.

Four Porpoises were feeding offshore.