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16th July

Three Mediterranean Gulls, 25 Sand Martins and 16 Yellow Wagtails passed overhead on an otherwise quiet day.

A Common Pipistrelle bat was feeding around the Observatory in the early hours and a Porpoise and a Grey Seal were feeding offshore.

The highlights from the moth traps were the "micro" Bisigna procerella and our ninth record of Plumed Fan-foot.