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21st July

Singles of Black-tailed Godwit, Snipe and Redshank and two Yellow Wagtails flew over the Observatory this morning but it was otherwise a quiet day.

The highlight of the day was the trapping of a Dark Crimson Underwing.

Dark Crimson Underwing Catocala sponsa   Dungeness   21st July 2023