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28th July

Most of the interest remains offshore but even here it was fairly quiet. Over 4.5hrs of seawatching produced just a Tufted Duck, 45 Common Scoters, 54 Kittiwakes, just one Mediterranean Gull, 51 Sandwich Terns, 319 Common Terns, an Arctic Skua, a party of nine Razorbills and a Little Egret. Just 15 Sand Martins and two Willow Warblers were seen on the land.

Four Porpoise and a Grey Seal were feeding offshore.