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17th Oct

A return to normality today with a Short-eared Owl and just three Chiffchaffs and two Firecrests of note on the land and 1229 Brent Geese, 15 Wigeon, a Red-breasted Merganser, 14 Mediterranean Gulls, 17 Sandwich Terns and an adult Pomarine Skua of note offshore.

Five Porpoise and a Grey Seal were feeding offshore.