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17th June

The highlight of the day was a Honey Buzzard which flew over the Observatory at 1050 before heading inland. Grey Heron and a Grey Wagtail also flew over.

Several Porpoises were feeding offshore and a Badger was seen in the Observatory Garden.

The highlight of a busy nights' mothing was a Green Silver-lines - only the fourth Observatory record.

Green Silver-lines Pseudoips prasinaria   Dungeness   17th June 2022