Nearly all the interest was offshore where seawatching produced five Sanderlings, three Mediterranean Gulls, 204 Sandwich Terns, three Little Terns, four Black Terns and 20 Balearic Shearwaters (including one flock of 16 birds). It was quiet on the land with just 47 Sand Martins, 12 Yellow Wagtails and two Grey Wagtails of any note
Four Porpoise and a Grey Seal were seen offshore.
Moth trapping produced a Small Mottled Willow - a fairly scarce migrant.
|Small Mottled Willow Spodoptera exigua Dungeness 20th August 2023
A Lesser Emperor dragonfly was seen in the Desert.