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Local weather


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24th Aug

Two Mediterranean Gulls and three Arctic Skuas were seen offshore and 60 Yellow Wagtails and a Tree Pipit flew over.

Six Porpoises and two Grey Seals were feeding offshore.

Six Ornate Shieldbugs and six Wasp Spiders were seen in front of the Observatory. Two Mediterranean Stick-insects and two Southern Oak Bush-crickets were seen in the garden.