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4th Jan

There was little sign of any passage offshore with just three Red-breasted Mergansers, three Fulmars and 201 Red-throated Divers seen during the morning. However there were huge numbers of gulls feeding at the Patch and with a minimum of 14 Caspian Gulls seen along with ten Mediterranean Gulls, a Little Gull and a Yellow-legged Gull. A Dartford Warbler was seen at the Point.

One Porpoise was seen offshore.