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23rd July

Quiet on the bird front with just six Willow Warblers and a Sedge Warbler in the bushes and a Green Sandpiper, a few Sand Martins and 14 Yellow Wagtails passing overhead. Seven Mediterranean Gulls passed westwards in 90 minutes this morning.

Three Porpoises were feeding offshore.

Moth trapping was a bit more productive last night with a Chevron, a Black Arches, a Tree-lichen Beauty and two Langmaid's Yellow Underwings of note 

Black Arches Limantria monacha and Tree-lichen Beauty Cryphia algae   Dungeness   23rd July 2020