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21st Nov

A 2.5hr seawatch this morning produced four Velvet Scoters, a Red-breasted Merganser, the highlight of the day in the form of a Grey Phalarope, 90 Kittiwakes, 19 Mediterranean Gulls, an adult Yellow-legged Gull and 200 Razorbills. Two Merlins and 2000 Starlings also came in. 

At least eight Grey Seals were feeding offshore.