14th July

A Buzzard and four Hobbies feeding over the area were of note whilst 230 Sand Martins and a Yellow Wagtail passed through and a Willow Warbler arrived.
Three Mediterranean Gulls and two juvenile Yellow-legged Gulls were feeding at the Patch.

Three Porpoises were seen offshore.

The first of a fresh brood of Brown Argus butterflies appeared today and migrant moths included a Hummingbird Hawk-moth in the Observatory garden and two Dark Swordgrass trapped overnight.