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24th July

A couple of seawatches during the morning produced 69 Kittiwakes, two Mediterranean Gulls, 36 Common Terns (with another 70 feeding offshore in the evening) and a Manx Shearwater west. A Great Spotted Woodpecker was seen in the Moat and 38 Sand Martins passed through.

Five Porpoises, two Grey Seals and a Common Seal were feeding offshore.