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Local weather


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1st Sep

The month started quietly with a Common Sandpiper and a Kingfisher at the Long Pits and six Mediterranean Gulls and five Arctic Skuas offshore. A Spotted Flycatcher and two Grey Wagtails were the only birds of note on the land. 

Three Porpoises and a Grey Seal were feeding offshore.

Of note from elsewhere was the Pectoral Sandpiper which was still showing at Dengemarsh.