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11th Aug

The first decent arrival of autumn migrants on the land was dominated by Willow Warblers with at least 50 seen. Five hours of seawatching produced a Balearic Shearwater, 185 Gannets, two Grey Plovers, a Whimbrel, a Mediterranean Gull, 165 Sandwich Terns, five Black Terns and three Arctic Skuas.

Three Porpoises and a Grey Seal were feeding offshore.