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2016 Report

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4th July

Very little to report on the bird front.

A visit to the Long Pits produced the first three male Small Red-eyed Damselflies of the year.. Huge numbers of Small Skippers remain on the wing and two Brown Argus were also seen.
Small Red-eyed Damselfly Erythromma viridulum and a pair of  Red-eyed Damsefly's Erythromma naja (left)

Brown Argus Aricia agestis   Dungeness   4th July 2017
Elsewhere, a Bee-eater made a couple of brief appearances at Heron's Park, Lydd.