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29th Mar

More seawatching again today with 4.5hrs of observation producing 200 Brent Geese, three Shoveler, 24 Pintail, 1346 Common Scoters, seven Red-breasted Mergansers, six Little Gulls, three Mediterranean Gulls, 60 Sandwich Terns, three Great Skuas, six Arctic Skuas, 111 Red-throated Divers, 22 Fulmars, five Manx Shearwaters of note.

Two Porpoises were feeding offshore.

A Brimstone butterfly was seen at the Long Pits.