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Local weather


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28th Aug

With an increasingly strong north-easterly wind blowing most of the interest was offshore today with two juvenile Caspian Gulls of particular note along with 16 Teal, a Balearic Shearwater, 19 Mediterranean Gulls, four Yellow-legged Gulls, two Little Terns, six Black Terns and five Arctic Skuas. Singles of Tree Pipit and Siskin were the only birds of note on the land.

Three Porpoises and singles of Grey and Common Seal were feeding offshore.

A Mediterranean Stick-insect was seen on the garden again.