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21st June

Fourteen Mediterranean Gulls were feeding at the Patch this morning and a Buzzard was seen on the Sleepers. A Yellow Wagtail also flew over.

Singles of Porpoise and Grey Seal were seen.

The first Essex Skippers and Marbled Whites of the summer were seen.

Elsewhere, the Red-footed Falcon was seen on the RSPB Reserve again along with a party of three Spoonbills. At least four Norfolk Hawkers were also seen.