There was a small overhead passage of waders this morning with singles of Little Ringed Plover, Golden Plover, Wood Sandpiper and Redshank of note but it was very quiet in the bushes with just 14 Willow Warblers scattered across the Point of interest. Two juvenile Yellow-legged Gulls were on the beach.
The only unusual moth trapped overnight was this Double Kidney.
|Double Kidney Igimorpha retusa Dungeness 31st July 2016|
With the warm and calm weather there were plenty of dragonflies on the wing. The highlight was a short-staying Lesser Emperor at the northern Long Pit whilst seven Small Red-eyed Damselflies were seen including these two egg-laying pairs.
|Small Red-eyed Damselfly Erythromma viridulum 31st July 2016|
Four Porpoises were feeding offshore.