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17th Oct

A fairly quiet day on both land and sea. Razorbills continue to pass west in good numbers while other bits and pieces included five Teal, two Pintails and four Mediterranean Gulls. The best of a very small passage overhead included a Rock Pipit and 19 Siskins.

Three Porpoises and two Grey Seals were seen offshore.

A Vestal was the best from the moth traps.