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17th Sep

Light NE winds resulted in an increase in birds offshore with four Wigeon, six Teal, 16 Knot, a Little Gull, 18 Mediterranean Gulls, a Great Skua, 38 Arctic Skuas and a Manx Shearwater. A Grey Wagtail and two Crossbills were the only birds of note on the land.

Four Porpoises, a Common Seal and a Grey Seal were feeding offshore.