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5th Mar

A damp morning which brightened up later. Seawatching produced 270 Brent Geese, ten Wigeon, 36 Pintail, four Teal, a drake Eider, four Mediterranean Gulls and Fulmars of interest. There was also a small arrival of birds on the land and including two Woodcocks, three Chiffchaffs, three Firecrests and a Goldcrest.

Five Porpoises were feeding offshore and two Brown Hares were seen in the Desert.