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4th Oct

Very little to report on a cool, breezy morning. Two hours of seawatching produced five Mediterranean Gulls, three Great Skuas and seven Arctic Skuas of note.

One Porpoise was seen offshore.
A bat trapping session at the Long Pits with the local bat groups produced eight Nathusius's Pipistrelles and a Whiskered Bat.