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5th Jan

A decent westerly movement of birds offshore this morning with 15 Shovelers, 373 Red-throated Divers and 277 Gannets. A check of the Patch in the afternoon produced an adult Little Gull and eight Caspian Gulls.

Five Water Rails, a Jack Snipe, a Great Spotted Woodpecker and a Firecrest were seen on the land.