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22nd July

At least 600 Sand Martins were seen during the day and including a nice gathering at the Point in the early evening. Nine Yellow Wagtails also passed through and six Willow Warblers were seen in the bushes.
Three Mediterranean Gulls offshore were the best on offer on what continues to be a very empty sea.

Three Porpoises were feeding offshore again and four Brown Hares were seen around the Point.

Ten Small Red-eyed Damselflies were seen  at the southern end of the Long Pits.

Sand Martin Riparia riparia   Dungeness   22nd July 2020
Part of a large gathering of birds at the Point this afternoon.