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30th Mar

A sunny, calm day but with little to be seen. The sea was very disappointing with just over two hours of watching in the morning producing just 311 Common Scoters, eight Little Gulls, two Mediterranean Gulls and 27 Sandwich Terns of note. Eight Chiffchaffs, a Blackcap, a Firecrest, two Wheatears, eight Goldfinches and two Siskins were the best the land could offer.

Four Porpoises were feeding offshore.

Of note from elsewhere a White Stork flew over the RSPB Reserve before heading NE and over Lade.