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31st Jan

Still high numbers of gulls around with two Mediterranean Gulls and two Caspian Gulls of note. The high tide wader roost produced 40 Turnstones, 34 Sanderlings and 357 Dunlin. A Chiffchaff was seen in the Moat.

Caspian Gull Larus cachinnans   first-winter    Dungeness   31st January 2024

Three Grey Seals and a Porpoise were feeding offshore.