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30th Aug

A cool, damp and breezy day which produced very little. A Garden Warbler and two Pied Flycatchers were seen in the Moat. Offshore, 21 Sanderling, a Mediterranean Gull, 123 Sandwich Terns and 15 Arctic Skuas were of note.

Three Porpoises and a Grey Seal were feeding offshore.

The highlight from the moth trap was a Tree-lichen Beauty but it was high up on the wall and evaded capture.