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4th August

With the strong winds more or less failing to produce any seabird movement other than large numbers of Gannets and a couple of Manx Shearwaters it made for a very quiet day on both land and sea.

A handful of Willow Warblers were sheltering from the wind in the trapping area.

Four Porpoises and a Grey Seal were seen offshore.