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2016 Report

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24th June

The bird of the day was a Black Kite which spent some time this afternoon trying to feed at the Fish Hut before heading north and then inland over Lade. (A video still is shown below.)
A Manx Shearwater and 210 Gannets flew west this evening.
Black Kite Milvus migrans   Dungeness   24th June 2016   D.Bunney
One Porpoise was seen offshore.

Overnight moth trapping was fairly poor again but did include a Pearly Underwing.
Pearly Underwing Peridroma saucia   Dungeness   24th June 2016