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26th Oct

Still very quiet. Over four hours of seawatching produced 1372 Gannets, 13 Sandwich Terns, a Great Skua and 314 auks but very little else. Three Merlins were hunting around the Point. Grounded migrants remain almost non-existent and a few finches passed overhead.

Three Porpoise were feeding offshore.

The moth trap was surprisingly productive with two Gems, two Delicates and a Green-brindled Crescent.