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Local weather


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31st Aug

There was a very small arrival of migrants this morning with 20 Willow Warblers and singles of Whinchat, Redstart, Spotted and Pied Flycatcher while 12 Golden Plovers, 100 Swallows, 20 House Martins, a Grey Wagtail, 12 Yellow Wagtails, a Tree Pipit and three Siskins passed overhead. Seawatching was hard work with four Arctic Skuas, two Mediterranean Gulls and three Grey Herons being the only birds of note. 

Two Porpoises were feeding close inshore.