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16th Apr

Seawatching provided of the interest today with 36 Shovelers, two Pintail, two Goldeneyes, 211 Bar-tailed Godwits, 50 Arctic Terns, three Great Skuas and three Arctic Skuas of note. Four Little Egrets and a Redpoll also flew over and a Coal Tit was heard in the Trapping Area.

Around 30 Porpoises were feeding offshore.

Two Light Orange Underwing moths were seen at the Long Pits.