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Local weather


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4th Nov

With a fresh NNW breeze and heavy cloud at times the highlight of the day was a big arrival of thrushes with 250 Blackbirds, 220 Fieldfares, 300 Redwings, ten Song Thrush and a Mistle Thrush. A Lapwing, three Snipe, five Bramblings and 20 Siskins also passed overhead. 

Two Mediterranean Gulls were seen at the fishing boats.

Two Porpoises were feeding offshore.