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25th July

An excellent total of 1045 Swifts passed overhead along with eight Sand Martins and six Yellow Wagtails but there was very little else on the land. There was very little movement offshore with just five Whimbrel of note but a resurgence of the Patch attracted 68 Mediterranean Gulls and 14 Yellow-legged Gulls.

Two each of Porpoise and Grey Seal were seen offshore.