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2016 Report

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10th July

Two second-summer Mediterranean Gulls flew west and two juvenile Yellow-legged Gulls were feeding at the fishing boats. A total of 300 Swifts passed through.
Yellow-legged Gull Larus michahellis   juvenile   Dungeness   10th July 2016

Three Porpoises and a Grey Seal were feeding offshore.
Grey Seal Halichoerus grypus   Dungeness   10th July 2016
A Hummingbird Hawk-moth also arrived and trapping in the moat produced the smart-looking micro-moth Eidophasia messingiella.
Eidophasia messingiella   Dungeness   10th July 2016