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1st Aug

Very little to be seen. A couple of Willow Warblers were seen in the moat and a juvenile Yellow-legged Gull was seen on the beach.

A Badger was seen in the Trapping Area.

An evening check for orthoptera produced two singing male Large Coneheads, two late-stage nymph Sickle-bearing Bush-crickets and about 25 singing Tree Crickets.