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9th Jan

Another bitterly cold day and limiting most of the observations to the sea although a Dartford Warbler was seen. Four Mediterranean Gulls, 138 Razorbills, 1870 auks, 328 Red-throated Divers and 3160 Cormorants were of note.

A Grey Seal was also seen.