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9th Sep

A Wryneck was the highlight of the day but it was only seen by three observers. Other bits and pieces on the land included a Hobby, 60 Willow Warblers, ten Blackcaps, four Garden Warblers, five Spotted Flycatchers, five Redstarts, five Whinchats, 65 Yellow Wagtails and five Tree Pipits. A Curlew Sandpiper also flew over. The early morning seawatch produced another five Balearic Shearwaters along with two Mediterranean Gulls, four Little Terns, three Black Terns and ten Arctic Skuas

A Grey Seal and four Porpoise were seen offshore and three Brown Hares were seen on the land.