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27th May

The Patch continues to provide most of the interest with the unusual record of a first-summer Glaucous Gull present throughout the morning as well as three Mediterranean Gulls, a Yellow-legged Gull, a Little Tern and three Black Terns.
A Jay was heard in the trapping area.

A Porpoise and a Grey Seal were seen.

Butterflies seen during the day included nine Grizzled Skippers and a Brown Argus.



Glaucous Gull Larus hyperboreus   first-summer   Dungeness   27th May 2016