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Local weather


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3rd May

Another cold and windy day with just a trickle of birds east offshore but very little on the land. Several watches during the day totaling 5.5hrs produced just 12 Shelduck, 15 Shoveler, six Teal, 32 Whimbrel and two Black-throated Diver of note. A Little Ringed Plover and a Greenshank flew over the area and ten Lesser Whitethroats were seen in the bushes.

Two Porpoises were feeding offshore.