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14th Sep

A Turtle Dove, a Pied Flycatcher and ten Chiffchaffs were seen in the bushes and 11 Yellow Wagtails, four Grey Wagtails, a Tree Pipit, 70 Siskins and 11 Reed Buntings flew overhead. Eight Ringed Plovers, a Redshank and another Balearic Shearwater were the only birds of interest offshore.

Nine Porpoises and two Grey Seals were feeding offshore.

A Bordered Straw and three Delicates were the best from the moth traps.