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Saturday 17th November 2018

With easterlies developing migration of Redwings and Blackbirds continued. Highlights today were 15 Eiders, 20 Common Scoters, 3 Goldeneye, 4 Red-throated Divers, 10+ Gannets and a Bonxie on the sea, and a Red Kite drifted over the grazing marshes, 2 Black-tailed Godwits were in the harbour, a Spotted Redshank was also seen, and a juvenile Peregrine flew south over the marsh. Also of interest were a Cetti's Warbler, single Chiffchaff, 2 Rock Pipits and a male Bullfinch.