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9th June

At last, a bit of warmth but still with a strong NE breeze. Not much to report in the way of birds other than 51 Mediterranean Gulls this morning (six moving east and 45 at the Patch).

Three Porpoises and three Grey Seals were seen offshore.

Shieldbugs found today included a Geotomus petiti at a new location on the Point and a couple of Brassica Bugs.

Elsewhere, the main interest was with the dragonflies with three Norfolk Hawkers on the Lydd Ranges and a Lesser Emperor along the Willow Trail, ARC.