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Local weather


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25th July

A damp and breezy day with most of the coverage offshore where there was a westerly trickle of Common Scoters, Sandwich and Common Terns, three Whimbrels, 11 Kittiwakes and a Little Tern. Four Mediterranean Gulls and three juvenile Yellow-legged Gulls were seen at the Patch.

At least eight Porpoise and two Grey Seals were seen offshore.

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