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27th Oct

Not a great deal of coverage today with fresh south-westerly winds limiting observations to four hours of seawatching but not much coverage of the land. Of note offshore were 1039 Gannets, 334 Kittiwakes, three Mediterranean Gulls, ten Sandwich Terns and 764 Razorbills.

Two Porpoises and a Grey Seal were also seen offshore.

A single Delicate was of note in the moth trap.