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7th July

An hours seawatch this morning saw seven Mediterranean Gulls passing west but little else was seen during a very warm day.

Three Porpoises and a Grey Seal were feeding offshore.

A thorough search of the flower meadow in front of the Observatory produced two Ornate Shieldbugs, 20 Crucifer Bugs and at least 100 Firebugs.

Elsewhere, a Cattle Egret was seen on the RSPB Reserve.