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4th Mar

There were a handful of new birds on the land including a Mistle Thrush, four Rock Pipits, a Siskin, and best of all, a Wood Lark which was caught in the Heligoland trap this afternoon and only the sixth to be ringed.


Woodlark Lullula arborea   Dungeness   4th March 2021 

With slightly better visibility today there was also a bit of mainly easterly movement offshore with 570 Brent Geese, two Shoveler, 271 Red-throated Divers and a Great Northern Diver of note.

There was also noticeable increase in Porpoise numbers with at least ten feeding offshore along with a Grey Seal.