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29th July

A still start to the day with a breeze gradually picking up throughout the day.

A single juvenile Yellow-Legged Gull was seen at the fishing boats this afternoon. A single Kittiwake and 14 Mediterranean Gulls heading west.

Seven Willow Warblers were reported today along with a few Lesser Whitethroats, Whitethroats, Blackcap and Chiffchaff. A Great White Egret flew over the Trapping Area.

At least ten Porpoise were seen from the fishing boats this afternoon.

Two Lesser Emperors were seen on the northern Long Pit.