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2016 Report

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22nd July

A breezy day with a westerly movement of birds offshore including 81 Whimbrel, six Greenshanks, two Arctic Skuas, 30 Little Terns and a juvenile Mediterranean Gull.
Overhead, 400 Swifts and 45 Sand Martins were the only obvious migrants.

Six Porpoises and a Common Seal were feeding offshore.

The best of the moths were a Svennson's Copper Underwing and three Langmaid's Yellow Underwings.

A Wasp Spider was seen at the northern end of the Long Pits.