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A juvenile Great Spotted Woodpecker was the first of the "autumn" along with three juvenile Stonechats but there was very little else to be seen. A Miller was of note from the moth-trap.
The MillerAcronicta leporina Dungeness 22nd June 2016
The Cattle Egret was still being seen at Hayflied 3 on the RSPB Reserve.