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27th Aug

A small arrival of migrants on the land occurred with a Merlin, 70 Sand Martins, 40 Willow Warblers, 25 Lesser Whitethroats, a Whinchat, two Spotted Flycatchers, a Tree Pipit and a party of nine Crossbills.

A few uncommon moths included a Rest Harrow, a Vestal, a Red Underwing, three Delicates and a Scarce Bordered Straw. A Holly Blue was seen in the Observatory Garden.