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Local weather


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12th Aug

 Very quiet on both land and at sea.

Six Porpoises and a Grey Seal were feeding offshore.

The best of the moths were another two Loxostege sticticalis, a Rest Harrow and a Bordered Straw.

A late night search for crickets produced four Large Coneheads and six Sickle-bearing Bush-crickets including the first three adults.