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1st June

It was virtually birdless today.

The highlight though was the finding of an Ornate Shieldbug in the rough area in front of the Observatory.

Ornate Shieldbug Eurydema ornata   Dungeness   1st June 2021

Butterflies continue to be seen in very low numbers and with just two Brown Argus of note.

Elsewhere, an adult Rose-coloured Starling made a brief visit on the RSPB Reserve.