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19th July

Not a great deal to report. A couple of Willow Warblers were heard in the trapping area and a few Swifts flew south but not much else was seen on the land. Four Mediterranean Gulls and two juvenile Yellow-legged Gulls were feeding offshore.

Three Porpoises and two Grey Seals were seen offshore and a Common Pipistrelle bat was feeding around the Observatory in the early hours again.

Six Small Red-eyed Damselflies were seen on the Southern Long Pit. 

The Black-winged Stilt was still present at the ARC Pit.