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28th March

A night of violent winds, causing some damage around the Point, which although they decreased still continued all day and made observations difficult but it was clear that there was very little moving offshore with just five Common Terns of note.
On the land, two Blackcaps were new for the year and two new Wheatears arrived and 50 Firecrests and 20 Chiffchaffs remained in the area.