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4:40PM

From the Clifftop

It has been pretty quiet here of late, the last good bird being a Great Skua on 16th. However today was a better day-starting with the impressive Lunar Eclipse at around 0400. This quite quickly plunged our brightly lit bedroom into darkness.

Seawatching this morning produced my highest count of Red-throated Divers for over two years: 119 east between 0745 and 0830, also 45 auks, 7 Kittiwakes and 2 Scoters and just 9 Gannets east. These are just local feeding movements rather than migration, however a purposeful line of 30 Brent Geese going east would be the first indication of spring departure, which gets going early in the year-last year I first noted this here on Jan 24th.

It was a beautiful day, staying light long enough for an evening seawatch too: 1600-1630 : 164  auks and one Kittiwake, west this time, no Divers or Gannets.

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