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Local weather


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31st Aug

A Wryneck was seen briefly at the south-east corner of the trapping area and two Pied Flycatchers were seen in the Moat. Two Tree Pipits and 20 Yellow Wagtails flew over, three Whinchats and 20 Wheatears were seen in and around the Desert area and a Merlin was seen at the fishing boats. A Mediterranean Gull and a Little Gull were feeding at the Patch and two Arctic Skuas were lingering offshore.