A Great Skua and 18 Arctic Skuas were seen offshore but the startling lack of birds on the land continues with just four Wheatears and a Grey Wagtail of any note at all.
Six Porpoises and a Grey Seal were feeding offshore.
The moth trap produced a fairly small catch but it did include this Convolvulus Hawkmoth which is in much better condition than yesterdays individual.
|Convolvulus Hawkmoth Agrion convolvuli Dungeness 13th September 2021
More searching through the masses of Small Copper butterflies around the Observatory produced another aberration which looks to be somewhere along the gradient between ab.radiata and ab.obsoleta.
|Small Copper Lycaena phlaeas ab.radiata-obsoleta Dungeness 13th September 2021