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Local weather


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6th August

Fairly quiet. There was a small arrival of migrants on the land including 30 Willow Warblers, a Garden Warbler and a Pied Flycatcher. An evening seawatch produced 60 Kittiwakes, a Little Gull, a Mediterranean Gull, 70 Sandwich Terns, an Arctic Skua and 120 Gannets.

Three Porpoises and two Grey Seals were seen.

A Holly Blue was seen in the Trapping Area.