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Local weather


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13th May

Strong and cold north-east winds again and not many birds. Two Egyptian Geese flew over the area as did a Buzzard, 24 Swallows, a Yellow Wagtail and a Tree Pipit. The sea was very quiet until a small evening movement of Common Terns developed.

Two Porpoises and a Grey Seal were feeding offshore.

Moth trapping produced a Maiden's Blush and a Spruce Carpet of interest.