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17th Mar

The highlight of the day was a Short-toed Treecreeper which spent an hour or so in the garden of Southview Cottage before it departed low across the broom in a south westerly direction. Other migrants were generally thinly spread but included seven Chiffchaffs, six Firecrests, four Wheatears, four White Wagtails and a Brambling.

Seawatching was very slow with just four Sandwich Terns of note. The juvenile Glaucous Gull was feeding at the fishing boats again.

Another night of "nocmig" recording was carried out and while fairly quiet did produce two Wigeon, a Little Grebe, two Moorhens, a Dunlin and 17 Redwings.
Short-toed Treecreeper Certhia brachydactyla   Dungeness   17th March 2020
A true "record shot"
A Brown Hare was seen.