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27th Aug

There was the thinnest scatter of migrants across the Point today but with a Common Sandpiper on the Long Pits, three Pied Flycatchers, a Whinchat and three Tree Pipits of note along with an Osprey which flew over and out to sea at 1120.

Elsewhere, the Glossy Ibis continues its long stay at ARC where up to four Black-necked Grebes have also been seen this week. Up to three Black Terns have also been moving around the various pits, a Garganey is present and a Cattle Egret has been seen on several occasions.