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Counting period: 07:45 - 10:32
Count type: seawatch
Weather: cloud-cover 8/8, Wind SW F3 increasing to F4. Temp. 4C risng to 5C. A few spots of rain at times.
Observers: Craig Thomas (until 0855 hrs.), Martin Garner (until 0834 hrs.), Brtt Richards (from 0800 hrs.).

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Red-throated Diver *  30  3  Mallard  13  -  Herring Gull (subsp. argentatus) *  -  3  
Great Northern Diver *  -  1  Velvet Scoter *  -  1  Great Black-backed Gull  +  +  
Fulmar *  5  10  Black-headed Gull *  1  -  Guillemot  +  +  
Grey Heron *  -  1  Common Gull  8  2  Razorbill *  1  -  
Wigeon  2  -  Herring Gull  +  +  Little Auk *  1  -  

Totals: 82 individuals, 15 species, 2:47 hours

Present: Red-throated Diver 1*, Fulmar 15*, Gannet 1820*, Cormorant 8, Phalacrocorax carbo carbo 5, Oystercatcher 5, Turnstone +, Herring Gull +, Herring Gull (subsp. argentatus) 2*, Great Black-backed Gull +, Guillemot +, Razorbill 1*, Rock Pipit 1

Bold = Remarkable observation (scarce or rare species or large number)
* = Additional info (on mouseover species)
Comments: A feeding flock of Gannets slowly built up to c.1,820 birds, a new January day record (previously 1,780); All adults apart from 3 juveniles. Thousands of Guillemots.





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