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27th Sep

Very quiet. Seawatching produced jut nine Ringed Plovers, two Caspian Gulls and three Arctic Skuas of note. Migrants passing overhead included just 150 Swallows, a Tree Pipit and a Brambling and 46 Chiffchaffs and two Firecrests were seen in the Trapping Area.

Another two Harvest Mice were trapped overnight and singles of Porpoise and Grey Seal were feeding offshore.