9th July

Six Mediterranean Gulls and a juvenile Yellow-legged Gull were present at the Patch. A Yellow Wagtail flew over. The recently fledged Peregrine Falcons are very obvious at the moment as they are perching on the pylons for much of the day.


Peregrine Falcon  Falco peregrinus   juveniles   Dungeness   9th July 2017
Two Grey Seals were feeding offshore.

A Red-eared Terrapin was seen in the southern Long Pit.

Five Small Red-eyed Damselflies were also seen on the southern Long Pit. Good numbers of Brown Argus butterflies were seen again.

The Cattle Egret was seen again on the RSPB Reserve.