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7th Sep

Seven Spotted Flycatchers were of note along with a Redstart, two Whinchats, 25 Yellow Wagtails and a Tree Pipit. A Golden Plover, a Bar-tailed Godwit and a Spotted Redshank all flew over the Observatory. It was very quiet offshore with just 25 Teal of interest.

Four Porpoises were lingering offshore.

A Clay Triple-lines was the best of a small moth catch.