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19th May

Very little to be seen on the bird front.

Insects provided some interest with a Grizzled Skipper and a Holly Blue of note although butterfly numbers in general remain very low. A search of the ground in front of the Observatory produced two Ornate Shieldbugs.

Ornate Shieldbug Eurydema ornata   Dungeness   19th May 2023