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Local weather


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28th Aug

Very quiet. Three Whimbrels, two Redshanks and two Tree Pipits flew over and three Mediterranean Gulls passed west offshore.

At least 22 Porpoises were feeding offshore.

A Delicate and the tortrix Celypha rufana were trapped overnight. A Holly Blue was seen in the Observatory Garden again.

An Ornate Shieldbug and a Mediterranean Stick-insect were seen around the Observatory.