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10th May

Over eight hours of seawatching eventually produced four Pomarine Skuas along with a Great Skua, three Arctic Skuas and a Great Northern Diver of note. It remains very quiet on the land but a Turtle Dove and a Yellowhammer along the beach were both new species for the year.

At least 20 Porpoises and a Grey Seal were feeding offshore.

A Terrapin sp was sunning itself at the Long Pits.

Large numbers of Painted Ladies arrived on the Point this morning.