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21st July

The highlight of another hot and dry day was a young Grasshopper Warbler caught in the trapping area. Other bits and pieces included a Buzzard and just one Mediterranean Gull at the Patch.
Grasshopper Warbler Locustella naevia   Dungeness   21st July 2018.
Overnight moth trapping produced a couple of goodies in the form a superb Rose Plume (first Obs record) and a Dotted Footman (2nd Obs record).
Rose Plume Cnaemidophorus rhododactyla   Dungeness   21st July 2018
Dotted Footman Pelosia muscerda   Dungeness   21st July 2018