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Posted by John Webb 
July 08, 2017 08:10PM
JBP 9.45. - 11.10:
315 eider
5 whimbrel
3 groups of shelducklings - 8, 12, & 12.

grey seal
July 08, 2017 10:51PM
Wonder where these eider are at low tide - as far as we can see - low tide scans plus a fisherman/birder out at all low tide hours there are no large numbers as per the spring on the heyshsm skeers
July 09, 2017 08:10AM
Most were on the banks of the Kent channel, opposite and upstream of breakwater, before the tide lifted them off. 50 - 60 around the skjaer south of JBP, already afloat when I got there, but had probably been out on it until the tide came in. Both sites regular for smaller numbers at low tide.
July 10, 2017 02:31PM
Thanks John - so they are staying in the bay with you - this must be unprecedented in these numbers at this time of year?
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