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18th July

A windy start to the morning with a strong south-west breeze picking up by mid-morning.

As usual most of the interest was on the sea, with three Kittiwakes, three Mediterranean Gulls and a single Guillemot heading west down the channel. A small number of Common and Sandwich Terns were feeding off shore from the fishing boats.

Three Porpoise and a Grey Seal were also seen from the fishing boats.