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3rd Mar

After a quiet day the best bird was found in the late afternoon in the form of a Stone-curlew in the Desert where a Short-eared Owl was also seen. A Tree Pipit flew over and a Whinchat was also noted.
In addition, a Black-throated Diver, three Arctic Skuas, five Little Terns and six Mediterranean Gulls flew east and the Iceland Gull was still at the Patch.


 


 

Stone-curlew Burhnus oedicnemus   Dungeness   3rd May 2017

Two Brown Hares were seen in the Desert.