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29th July

Very quiet. A trickle of terns moved west including three juvenile Arctic Terns along with 45 Kittiwakes and an Arctic Skua which flew east. 

Six Porpoises and a Grey Seal were feeding offshore.

The highlight from the moth traps was a Scarce Bordered Straw.

Scarce Bordered Straw Helicoverpa armigera   Dungeness   29th July 2023