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28th July

With a strong westerly wind blowing for most of the time it was another quiet day for migration. The sea was well watched but produced just a trickle of Kittiwakes and Common Terns. A juvenile Yellow-legged Gull came to the offerings of bread at the fishing boats. The land saw 390 Swifts overhead and just six Willow Warblers in the bushes of note.

Four Porpoises were feeding offshore.

Two Small Red-eyed Damselflies were seen at the southern end of the Long Pits.