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Sunday 11th September 2016

After yesterday's rain a number of migrants were noted during the day, including a kettle of 10 Buzzards, a Spotted Redshank, 2 Greenshank, 2 Snipe, 2 Black Terns west offshore, 2 Hobbies, 70 Swallows west, 20 House Martins west, 8 Chiffchaffs, 1 Willow Warbler, 2 Blackcap, 2 Whitethroats, 8 Whinchats along the sea wall to Thornham, together with 5 Stonechats and 3 Wheatears, and a total of 5 Yellow Wagtails over calling. Also of interest were a Red Kite drifting east, a Peregrine, and a Kingfisher.