A Wood Sandpiper flew over the Observatory this morning and three Yellow-legged Gulls and a flock of 11 Little Terns were the best the sea could offer.
The best of the overnight moth trapping were a Pine Hawkmoth, a Dog's Tooth and the tortrix Endothenia profundana.
|Endothenia profundana, Dog's Tooth Lacanobia suasa and Pine Hawkmoth Hyloicus pinastri Dungeness 20th July 2023
A thorough check of the main areas for rare crickets produced just one nymph Sickle-bearing Bush-cricket and only six Tree Cricket nymphs.
|Sickle-bearing Bush-cricket Phaneroptera falcata Dungeness 20th July 2023