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12th Aug

Today saw the first large arrival of migrants on the land. Numbers were typically dominated by 200 Willow Warblers along with 15 Blackcaps, two Garden Warblers, 40 Lesser Whitethroats, 60 Whitethroats, four Spotted Flycatchers and a Redstart. A Hobby was also seen. An afternoon seawatch produced a Mediterranean Gull, 84 Sandwich Terns and 43 Swifts.