In addition, Lucy Mitchell joined us at the Observatory for the first of three morning to fit MOTUS radio tags to Blackcaps as part of a pilot project aimed at assessing the possibility of extending to the MOTUS netowokr to other ringing stations across the country.
|Lucy Mitchell and our first radio-tagged Blackcaps
Two Porpoises and two Grey Seals were feeding offshore.
Another visit to the Trapping Area after dusk produced six Large Coneheads and 14 Sickle-bearing Bush-crickets and including a pair seen mating.
|Sickle-bearing Bush-cricket Phaneroptera falcata Dungeness 22nd September 2021
A rarely seen mating pair.