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Local weather


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5th Aug

Another very quiet morning. A handful of Willow Warblers were found, three migrant Wheatears arrived and a Grey Wagtail was seen at the water treatment unit inside the power station.
A Mediterranean Gull, two juvenile Yellow-legged Gulls and 45 Common Terns were feeding at the Patch.

A Lesser Emperor dragonfly was  seen on the southern Long Pits along with two Small Red-eyed Damselflies. A Holly Blue was seen in the trapping area.