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30th Oct

A 3.5hr seawatch this morning was fairly slow in terms of numbers but some notable birds were seen including four Eider, nine Little Gulls, three Mediterranean Gulls, 15 Sandwich Terns, a Great Skua and two Arctic Skuas. The Sabine's Gull was seen again in the afternoon. Three Merlins, a Brambling, 1,500 Goldfinches and 50 Siskins also flew over.

A Porpoise and a Grey Seal were feeding offshore.