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12th May

A day of mixed weather with thick fog at times during the morning and heavy rain from late afternoon. There was very little on the land (again) but the sea was more productive with five Manx Shearwaters, a Great Skua, two Pomarine Skuas, an Arctic Skua and a steady movement of Sandwich and "Commic" Terns. A Hobby also arrived.

A Grey Seal and at least 15 Porpoises were feeding offshore.