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14th June

A loose party of four Red Kite over the Point this morning was the highlight of the day. It was quiet offshore except for an excellent easterly movement of Mediterranean Gulls totaling 350 birds during the day.

Red Kite Milvus milvus  Dungeness   14th June 2023

Three Porpoise and a Grey Seal were feeding offshore.

Elsewhere, a pair of Black-winged Stilts turned up on Burrowes Pit, RSPB but were mostly quite distant.