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Local weather


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6th May

A fairly slow day although there were some nice bits on the sea where seven hours of watching produced three Black-throated Divers, three Pomarine Skuas, two Great Skuas, 14 Arctic Skuas and a ringtail Hen Harrier. The land remains quiet with just ten Willow Warblers and a Yellow Wagtail of note.

Four Porpoises and a Common Seal were feeding offshore and two Brown Hares were seen on the land.