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The Trustees.

26th Sep

Still tough going in the very cold and strong NW winds. Two Snipe coming in off the sea and ten Arctic Skuas were the best of a meagre offering from offshore while visible migration included just 100 Meadow Pipits, six Redpolls, 30 Siskins and four Reed Buntings. A Merlin was also hunting in the area.

Four Porpoises and two Grey Seals were feeding offshore.