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19th June

Very little to be seen on the land or offshore. Three third calendar-year Yellow-legged Gulls were seen at the Patch.

Moth trapping produced our first Sussex Emerald of the year.
Sussex Emerald Thalera fimbrialis   Dungeness   19th June 2020
A thorough search through the "new" flower patch with Tim Inskipp resulted in four new species for the recording area in the form of Wavy Bittercress, Fringed Pearlwort, a Petunia sp and Annual Beard-grass and also the second area record of Yellow-juiced Poppy.

Annual Beard-grass Polypogon monspeliensis   Dungeness   19th June 2020