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Local weather


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1st Sep

There was a steady westerly movement of birds during the day with 5.5hours of watching producing eight Teal, 46 Common Scoters, three Sanderlings, two Mediterranean Gulls, 369 Sandwich Terns, 113 Common Terns, eight Arctic Terns, two Black Terns, 42 Arctic Skuas (4E,38W), 83 Gannets and two Balearic Shearwaters. It remained almost birdless on the land.

Two Porpoise, a Grey Seal and a Common Seal were seen offshore.