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22nd Sep

It was surprisingly quiet this morning. A Kingfisher was seen at the Long Pits and 3000 Swallows, 100 House Martins, ten Grey Wagtails and five Siskins flew over and 14 Eider flew east offshore.

A Porpoise and a Grey Seal were seen offshore.

An Orange Sallow and a Scarce Bordered Straw were the highlights from the moth traps.

Of note from elsewhere was a first-year Night Heron which showed well at times at Lade Pit.