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18th June

Three Mediterranean Gulls were feeding offshore. Swifts moved east throughout the day with a final total of 253 birds counted and a Grey Wagtail passed overhead. A Little Ringed Plover also flew over.

A Grey Seal was seen offshore.

The highlight from the moth traps was a Tawny-barred Angle which was only the tenth at the Observatory and only the second this century.

Tawny-barred Angle Macaria liturata   Dungeness   18th June 2022