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27th May

The strong NE winds continue and limit most of the observations to the sea. Todays minor highlights were 13 Shovelers, eight Knot, nine Sanderling, 16 Mediterranean Gulls and 92 Common Terns.

Six Porpoises and two Grey Seals were feeding offshore.

Butterflies remain in short supply but two Brown Argus were seen.