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Local weather


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26th Feb

A gale-force NE wind and torrential rain overnight resulted in some major problems in the house and limited observations to seawatching where the highlight was an immature Iceland Gull heading east offshore. Also of note were four Pintail, 341 Great Crested Grebes, 89 Dunlin and five Mediterranean Gulls. A Merlin was hunting along the beach.

A Porpoise was feeding offshore.