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9th Apr

Another quiet day with misty conditions and a freshening NE wind. The morning seawatch produced just five Greylag Geese, seven Shelducks, a Mediterranean Gull and 173 Sandwich Terns of interest. Not a great deal on the land either with three Siskins and a Corn Bunting being about the best on offer.
Wheatear Oenanthe oenanthe   Dungeness   9th April 2020
Six Porpoises were feeding offshore.

A couple more images of more of the plants in flower at the moment.
Primrose Primula vulgaris   Dungeness   9th April 2020
The only remotely wild Primroses in the area.
Common StorksbilErodium cicutarium   Dungeness   9th April 2020