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12th July

Most of the interest was along the tide/offshore where several visits eventually produced three Shelducks, at least 220 Mediterranean Gulls, a juvenile Yellow-legged Gull and two Arctic Skuas. Three Little Egrets also came in from the south, a Greenshank flew over the Long Pits and a Hobby was hunting on the Point this evening.

Three Porpoises and two Grey Seals were feeding offshore.

Two Holly Blue butterflies were seen in the Trapping Area.