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16th Feb

A clear and dry morning for a change allowed for a bit of coverage on the land with a Firecrest at the Long Pits, two Chiffchaffs on the Point, two Water Rails and a Fieldfare in the Trapping Area, a Mistle Thrush on the wires at the Observatory, eight Stonechats scattered around the Point and 12 Chaffinches, six Goldfinches and a Siskin overhead. Seawatching produced 33 Brent Geese, four Shelduck, a Mediterranean Gull and 249 Red-throated Divers.

Two Porpoises were feeding offshore.