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|