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8th June

A very tatty adult "Continental" Coal Tit was seen in the trapping area this morning and a first-summer Mediterranean Gull was feeding at the Patch.

Five Porpoises and a Grey Seal were feeding offshore.

The first Meadow Brown of the year was seen and a few worn Brown Argus are still on the wing.

Hairy Dragonflies are still flying in decent numbers and three Variable Damselflies were see at the Long Pits.
Hairy Dragonfly Brachytron pratensis   Dungeness   8th June 2018
A mating pair