|Gannet Morus bassana Dungeness 2nd July 2017 |
This bird also came in to inspect the offerings at the fishing boats.
|Yellow-legged Gull Larus michahellis juvenile Dungeness 2nd July 2017|
Six Porpoises and a Grey Seal were seen offshore.
The moth traps were very good again this morning with over 100 species trapped and including a Sub-angled Wave (only our 3rd record) and the pyralids, Palpita vitrealis (10th Observatory record the first to be caught before 11th September. Two Sitochroa palealis were also trapped and two Hummingbird Hawk-moths were seen at the Long Pits.