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Local weather


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10th Dec

Two White Storks flew over the recording area this afternoon. A Black Redstart was seen in front of the Power  Station.

Three Grey Seals were feeding offshore.

Elsewhere, the Green-winged Teal was seen on Burrowes again and the Dotterel reappeared with Golden Plovers at Cockles Bridge. Two Whooper Swans continue to be seen on the ARC Pit. The two Glossy Ibis appear to have moved to Dengemarsh and several Cattle Egrets continue to be seen in the wet fields between Boulderwall and Lydd.