A rather wet and windy start to day with 28mm of rain falling over night.
Three juvenile Yellow-legged Gulls were at the Fishing Boats this afternoon, with a single also seen at the Patch this morning. A single Whimbrel, three Fulmar and four Kittiwake headed west. Five Turnstones were also present around the boats.
A single Grey Seal and two Porpoise were also seen this afternoon.
The first evening visit to the Desert revealed a nymph Sickle-bearing Bush-cricket and small numbers of singing and nymph Tree Crickets.
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