Very quiet with a flock of 12 Pochard and four Buzzards over the area and a Grey Wagtail passing through being the highlights.
A Grey Seal was seen offshore.
Moth trapping overnight produced two Bordered Straws whilst seep-netting in the Trapping Area produced our second records of the micros Metalampra italica and Bisignia procerella. Ten early stage Sickle-bearing Bush-crickets were also caught and six Mottled Shieldbugs were also found.
|Bisigna procerella Dungeness 28th June 2022
Only the second Observatory record.
|Sickle-bearing Bush-cricket Phaneroptera falcata Dungeness 28th June 2022
Early-stage nymphs are being sweep-netted at a couple of the regular spots in the Trapping Area.