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Local weather


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7th Nov

The morning seawatch produced 38 Mediterranean Gulls but very little else although the Sabine's Gull was at the fishing boats again in the afternoon. A trickle of visible migration included a Woodlark, 11 Swallows, three Fieldfares, ten Redpolls and 15 Siskins and five Chiffchaffs, a Dartford Warbler and a Firecrest were seen in the bushes. A Little Egret was feeding in the flooded Desert again. An evening check of the Trapping Area revealed a Long-eared Owl.

Four Grey Seals were feeding offshore.