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12th Feb

A bright sunny day for a change but very little to be seen. The best from a one-hour seawatch this morning were just two Wigeon and seven Mediterranean Gulls.

A Porpoise was feeding offshore.

A Dark Swordgrass was the first 'macro' moth of the year to be trapped.

The Mediterranean Stick-insect continues to be seen in the Observatory garden.