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8th July

The early-morning seawatch produced 51 Common Scoters, 51 Gannets, three Mediterranean Gulls and 155 Common Terns of note.

Highlights of the nights moth-trapping were a Langmaid's Yellow Underwing and the pyralid Sitochroa palealis. The first Gatekeepers of the year were seen.