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23rd May

Another very quiet day. Two Egyptian Geese and a Hobby flew over the area and11 Dunlin flew east offshore. A Spotted Flycatcher was seen at the Long Pits.

Four Porpoise were feeding offshore.

A male Orange-tip butterfly was seen in the Trapping Area.

Also of note, a Golden Oriole was singing on the RSPB Reserve at Hookers Pit and was seen on several occasions in the afternoon.