There was an increase in overhead passage with a few finches including three Bramblings and 20 Redpolls along with 2000 Starlings and a rarity in the form of a Lapland Bunting. A Little Egret also came in off the sea.
There was a small movement of mainly wildfowl offshore this morning with 94 Teal of note and three lingering Mediterranean Gulls.
A Grey Seal was also seen.
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Corona Virus Update
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