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10th May

There was a thin scatter of migrants across the Point with a Hobby, 58 Swallows, eight Willow Warblers. three Garden Warblers, a Sedge Warbler, two Redstarts, a Whinchat, two Yellow Wagtails and 17 Corn Buntings of note.The sea was very quiet though with just 12 Fulmars, two Arctic Skuas and a few Common Terns of any significance.

Four Porpoise and a Grey Seal were feeding offshore.

Four Brown Argus and plenty of Small Coppers were the best of butterflies on show.