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25th Mar

Another fairly quiet day on the bird front, a small number of spring migrants were noted including nine Wheatear, four Black Redstarts, 15 Chiffchaffs, a Willow Warbler and a Firecrest. Also of note were a total of five Bramblings which were seen in several locations in the recording area.

The sea was also quiet with the only birds of note being a total of 202 Brent Geese.

Three Harbour Porpoise were also seen.

Two Light Orange Underwing moths were seen at the Long Pits.