Birds passing overhead included a Hobby, 152 Swallows, five Grey Wagtails, a Rock Pipit, 420 Linnets, 1500 Goldfinches and 40 Siskins, Grounded migrants were very scarce but did include three Ring Ouzels and a late Willow Warbler.
Two Porpoises, a large bull Grey Seal and a Common Seal were feeding offshore.
The moth traps were surprisingly good last night and included a fine Dewick's Plusia (only the fifth Observatory record), a Delicate and two Palpita vitrealis.
|Dewick's Plusia Macdunnoughia confusa Dungeness 13th October 2019|
|Palpita vitrealis Dungeness 23th October 2019|