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10th Feb

A trickle of birds passing offshore included 175 Brent Geese, a drake Shoveler, two Pintails, eight Mediterranean Gulls, 196 Red-throated Divers and three Fulmars of interest. A check of the land was notable for a fly-over Woodlark along with a Water Rail, a Chiffchaff, two Redwings and five Siskins.

A Porpoise was seen offshore.

The Mediterranean Stick-insect remains.