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2016 Report

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28th July

Still fairly quiet. There was an increase in wader numbers with 78 Dunlins and 65 Sanderlings on the beach and a juvenile Mediterranean Gull and two juvenile Yellow-legged Gulls also feeding offshore.
A juvenile Cuckoo and seven Willow Warblers were new arrivals on the land.

Just six birds were caught for ringing but they included this juvenile Green Woodpecker.
Green Woodpecker Picus viridis    Dungeness   28th July 2016

Ten Porpoise and a Grey Seal were feeding offshore.