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24th May

Very little to report except for a Black-tailed Godwit heading over the trapping area and towards the Point in the evening.

Three Grey Seals were seen offshore.

A Grizzled Skipper, three Brown Argus, a Denticulate Shieldbug and a Mottled Shieldbug were of note on the insect front.

Brown Argus Aricia agestis   Dungeness   24th May 2023

Mottled Shieldbug Rhaphigaster nebulosa   Dungeness   24th May 2023