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19th July

A Grey Plover, ten Mediterranean Gulls, four Yellow-legged Gulls and 24 Sandwich Terns were the highlight of this morning's seawatch.

Three Porpoises and a Grey Seal were feeding offshore.

Two Southern Oak Bush-crickets were found in the Observatory garden.

Most frustratingly two right forewings from Light Crimson Underwing moths were found in the Observatory garden. A Jersey Tiger was also seen at the Railway Station.