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It was another quiet day with…

It was another quiet day with southerly winds and blue skies. Sam and Ed finished the East Side Manx Shearwater Census and Stuart and Megan completed more productivity burrows. 

A short seawatch produced a Black-headed Gull and three Sandwich Terns, though the majority of land species are now breeding species with little movement. A Dunlin, five Curlews and a Turnstone were recorded on the Narrows. 
The corrugated metal tin in the Observatory front garden has been full of Slow Worms. Today eight were counted including a large male with blue spots. Female Slow Worms have black lines down the back. 
Male Slow Worm
Birds today: 37 Gannets, one Dunlin, five Curlews, one Turnstones, one Black-headed Gull, three Sandwich Terns, three Collared Doves, 17 Swallows, six House Martins, one Chaffinch, six Goldfinches, three Lesser Redpolls

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