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12th June

Not a great deal to be seen. A Mediterranean Gull was feeding offshore.

Three Porpoises were also seen offshore.

Elsewhere, the Squacco Heron was seen on the RSPB Reserve again but for most of the day it was very elusive with most sightings of the bird in flight.



Squacco Heron Ardea ralloides   Dungeness RSPB   12th June 2017 ( Lee Gregory)