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25th Sep

A quieter day offshore with five Teal, 17 Arctic Skuas and singles of Sooty and Manx Shearwaters. A Merlin also arrived. Passage overhead included 1,000 Swallows, 50 Siskins and seven Reed Buntings of note.

Six Porpoises and singles of Common and Grey Seals were feeding offshore.

Another Convolvulus Hawkmoth was the highlight from the single moth trap I put out.