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6th July

Gale-force winds overnight remained strong and with rain through the morning meant seawatching was the best (only) option. A three-hour session produced 19 Fulmars, 12 Manx Shearwaters, 300 Gannets and three Great Skuas of note. Ten Swifts were also seen.

A Rest-harrow moth was found on the kitchen window before the moth traps were turned on.