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2016 Report

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8th July

The first juvenile Yellow-legged Gull of the summer arrived at the fishing boats where eight Mediterranean Gulls were also feeding offshore. Five Whimbrels passed through.

Four Porpoises were feeding offshore.

A search through the large numbers of skippers revealed the first three Essex Skippers of the year.

Elsewhere, a Glossy Ibis was showing in the hayfields on the RSPB Reserve.