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2016 Report

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14th July

Little to report on the birding front. A second-winter Mediterranean Gull and two juvenile Yellow-legged Gulls were feeding at the Patch and 115 Swifts and a Yellow Wagtail flew over.
The Peregrine Falcon family continue to show well around the power station.

Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus   juvenile  Dungeness   14th July 2017
Looking for dragonflies proved very productive today with the finding of a male Broad-bodied Chaser Libellula depressa near the New Lighthouse (third Observatory record) and a male Red-veined Darter Sympetrum fonscolombii at the SE corner of the trapping area. 

One Porpoise was seen offshore.