|Pied Flycatcher Ficedula hypoleuca Dungeness 24th August 2020|
Two Porpoises and a Grey Seal were feeding offshore.
Another evening search for orthoptera with Peter Sutton proved highly successful with the finding of 12 Large Coneheads and including a rare brown form, three Sickle-bearing Bush-crickets, lots of Tree Crickets in the trapping area and then a superb mature Mediterranean Stick-insect at the Observatory.
|Large Conehead Ruspolia nitidula Dungeness 24th August 2020|
A vrare brown form above and a typical form below.
|Mediterranean Stick-insect Bacillus rossius Dungeness 24th August 2020|