Increasingly windy conditions also meant plenty of seawatching but it was generally poor with 6.5hrs worth producing just 32 Bar-tailed Godwits, four Mediterranean Gulls, 460 Sandwich Terns and four Arctic Skuas of note.
A Grey Seal and a Porpoise were feeding offshore.
The overnight moth catch was surprisingly good with singles of Scarce Bordered Straw and Bordered Straw and the very scarce micro Metalampyra italica of note.
|Scarce Bordered Straw Helicoverpa armigera and Bordered Straw Heliothis peltigera |
Dungeness 18th August 2019
|Metalampyra italica Dungeness 18th August 2019|