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18th Oct

There were a few migrants in the bushes and flying overhead with 16 Skylarks, ten Swallows, five Chiffchaffs, four Firecrests, six Goldcrests, six Bramblings, 250 Goldfinches and 12 Siskins of note. The sea was very disappointing with just 11 Teal, 56 Mediterranean Gulls, nine Sandwich Terns and two Arctic Skuas in 2.5hrs of watching.

One Porpoise and one Grey Seal were seen.