A juvenile Cuckoo was feeding in the moat, 14 Blackcaps were ringed and three Whinchats were also seen while a Green Sandpiper, two Greenshanks, three Grey Wagtails and two Tree Pipits flew overhead
Another quiet day offshore but with two Balearic Shearwaters and four Arctic Skuas of note and a juvenile Caspian Gull was seen at the fishing boats in the evening.
A lone Porpoise was feeding offshore and a Brown Hare was also seen near the fishing boats.
Another evening visit to the trapping area proved successful with six Large Coneheads and five Sickle-bearing Bush-crickets and a decent chorus from the Tree Crickets.
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