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2016 Report

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14th Sept

Very little to report on another hot and very humid day. A Black Tern was feeding offshore and 14 Arctic Skuas,two Great Skuas and five Mediterranean Gulls were seen during the day. Overhead passage was very light with just 28 Yellow Wagtails and six Grey Wagtails of interest.

Elsewhere, the Cattle Egret was showing on the RSPB Reserve from the main entrance track.

Six Porpoises were feeding offshore.

Overnight, another Southern Oak Bush Cricket was found on the wall of the Observatory and moth-trapping produced just one Clay Triple-lines of interest.