More strong north-easterly winds with the sea providing most of the interest Over five hours of watching produced five Teal, two Pintails, a Shoveler, a Sooty Shearwater, two Golden Plover, seven Knot, ten Mediterranean Gulls, 1015 Sandwich Terns, two Great Skuas and ten Arctic Skuas.
A new colour-ringed first-winter Caspian Gull was at the fishing boats for a short time around mid-day as was a first-winter Yellow-legged Gull.
|Caspian Gull Larus cachinnans first-winter colour-ringed Dungeness 19th September 2020|
A Great White Egret at the Long Pits was an unusual record for the Observatory recording area and 155 Swallows, two Grey Wagtails, a Rock Pipit and 15 Siskin also flew over.
A Porpoise and a Grey Seal were feeding ofshore and a Brown Hare was seen in the Desert.
Five male Large Coneheads were seen this evening.