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Saturday 27th August 2011

Weather consisted of a fresh west south-westerly wind, there was complete cloud cover. Migrants on the move were 1 Cormorant, 22 Oystercatcher, 4 Ringed Plover, 3 Grey Plover, 9 Dunlin, 2 Curlew, 6 Curlew Sandpiper, 2 Turnstone, 1 Common Tern, 1 Swift, 14 Sand Martin, 69 Swallow and 4 Yellow Wagtail. On the reserve a Black Redstart and Whinchat were found. There was a Willow Warbler, Lesser Whitethroat and 6 Common Whitethroat also seen. At the point a Purple Sandpiper was the first record of the autumn. A Migrant Hawker Dragonfly was recorded aswell as a Grey Seal.