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11th July

Singles of Whimbrel and Curlew and seven Yellow Wagtails overhead were about the only migrant birds to be seen in the Observatory area.

There were hundreds of moth in the traps last night but the only moths of note were an Engrailed, 13 Sussex Emeralds and a Silky Wainscot.

Silky Wainscot Chilodes maritimus f.bipunctata   Dungeness   11th July 2022