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30th May

And so it goes on and on and on with a near-gale, cold NE wind for most of the day. Seawatching produced just six Grey Plovers, a Little Ringed Plover, five Sanderlings, 44 Kittiwakes, four Mediterranean Gulls, 62 Common Terns, a flock of five Black Terns and nine Swifts.

Two Porpoises and three Grey Seals were feeding offshore.