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14th Aug

The highlight of the day was a Honey Buzzard which flew over the Point at mid-day. Earlier in the morning a Greenshank, 70 Sand Martins and seven Yellow Wagtails flew over while 30 Willow Warblers, a Whinchat and a Grey Wagtail were grounded. A juvenile Mediterranean Gull was also seen offshore.

A Clouded Yellow and three Hummingbird Hawkmoths were seen and a nymph Sickle-bearing Bush-cricket was found.