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Tuesday, 3 January 2017

Tuesday 3rd January 2017

Venus was showing well near the moon yesterday evening. Today of interest was the reappearance of the first-winter Glaucous Gull offshore when the Stenna Britannica went out and 4 Long-tailed Duck heading south (3 together plus one on it's own). Also offshore southbound 7 Red-throated Diver, 2 Shelduck, 2 Common Scoter, Teal & Red-breasted Merganser plus northbound 10 Common Scoter, 3 Gannet & Red-throated Diver. 1,370 Cormorants counted going out fishing prior to 8am and 2 Redwing were on site early on.