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12th June

Twelve Mediterranean Gulls were the only birds of interest.

A Water Ernine was trapped overnight which was the first to be recorded at the Observatory since 2007. Other bits and pieces included a Rest Harrow, a Figure of 80 and a Small Dotted Buff

Water Ermine Spilosoma urticae   Dungeness   12th June 2023