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Local weather


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13th Apr

The strong wind continued for most of the day but was from the WNW so any movement offshore was limited to a single Arctic Skua of note. However there was a significant influx of gulls which included two Mediterranean Gulls, a first-winter Caspian Gull and a second-winter Yellow-legged Gull.

Very quiet on the land with just a male Redstart of interest.

A Grey Seal and four Porpoises were feeding offshore.