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26th May

Another day of strong, cold NE winds. A seawatch this morning produced a Little Ringed Plover, 18 Mediterranean Gulls, eight Black Terns and an Arctic Skua of note. There was little sign of any movement on the land.

Six Porpoises and three Grey Seals were feeding offshore.

Butterflies were restricted to spots sheltered from the wind with a Grizzled Skipper and four Brown Argus of note. Five Variable Damselflies were also seen.