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15th June

There was a very small movement of finches this morning with a Crossbill, a Siskin and the highlight of the day in the form of a Serin which flew east over the Point. The first juvenile Willow Warbler of the autumn arrived and a Great Spotted Woodpecker was the also the first of the autumn. Four Mediterranean Gulls and Great Skua were seen offshore. 

The highlight on the insect front was the finding of three Southern Migrant Hawkers.

Southern Migrant Hawker Aeshna affinis  Dungeness  15th July 2021