A Curlew, 31 Swifts and a Grey Wagtail flew over the Observatory this morning and five Mediterranean Gulls were feeding offshore.
Three Porpoises were feeding offshore and a Brown Hare was seen in the Desert.
A Red-eared Terrapin was seen in the Southern Long Pit.
The moth traps were a bit better than of late with a Rest Harrow and a Rosy Wave of note. In addition, another 61 Rest Harrow moths were seen at the three locations around the Long Pits.
A Marbled White in the Moat was the first of the year.
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