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25th Jan

Another fairly miserable day but with huge numbers of gulls feeding along the shore line again. Of note were seven Caspian Gulls (six first-winters and a second-winter), three Yellow-legged Gulls along with 90 Brent Geese east, 12 Pintails west, four Mediterranean Gulls and 218 Red-throated Divers. At least 85 Turnstones and 26 Sanderlings were also feeding on the beach.

A Porpoise, a Common Seal and four Grey Seals were also seen.