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17th May

Very little moving now. Three Buzzards and a Yellow Wagtail passed overhead and a Mediterranean Gull and two Yellow-legged Gulls were seen  at the Patch. A Little Ringed Plover flew over just after dark.

Twenty Porpoises were feeding offshore.

One Grizzled Skipper and two Brown Argus were seen. A Rhombic Shieldbug and a Green Tiger Beetle were also seen. 

The first flowering Yellow Vetch was seen in the Moat.
Yellow Vetch vicea lutea   Dungeness   17th May 2020