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24th Apr

There was a thin scatter of migrants across the Point today with a Short-eared Owl at the Long Pits, a Grasshopper Warbler in the trapping area and a Pied Flycatcher at Southview Cottage of note whilst 17 Yellow Wagtails and 40 Swallows also passed overhead.
The sea was generally quiet but two Pomarine Skuas and five Arctic Skuas were of note and the Iceland Gull was still feeding at the Patch..