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Common Seal

Observed: 14th January 2012 By: David JardineDavid Jardine’s reputation in MammalsDavid Jardine’s reputation in MammalsDavid Jardine’s reputation in Mammals

Over 100 loafing on the sand at low tide on a frosty morning. Male Red-breasted Merganser in the corner.

Species interactions

No interactions present.


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Common seals

You can see the puppy-dog face and grey seals are not flexible enough to lift both head and tail off the ground at the same time, at least not as far as these are.

There's an oystercatcher on the far side of the sand bank in the second as well.

Graham Banwell

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