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20th June

An otherwise quiet day came to life just before mid-day when two Honey Buzzards appeared over the power station and then headed off in a westerly direction. The only other bits of interest were a Mediterranean Gull, eight Swifts and the finding of a Ringed Plover nest with three eggs in it.

Two Porpoises and a Grey Seal were feeding offshore.

Ten Painted Lady butterflies were seen.