The main feature of the morning was another large arrival of House Martins with at least 5,000 seen and three Spotted Flycatcher, four Redstarts and four Whinchats in the bushes.
At least 25 Porpoises and a Common Seal were feeding offshore.
Moth trapping produced a Vestal and five Delicates of note. A Western Conifer Seedbug was also found on the Observatory wall. Another aberrant Small Copper was found and a Clouded Yellow was also seen.
|Western Conifer Seed-bug Leptoglossus occidentalis Dungeness 8th September 2023
|Small Copper Lycaena phlaeas ab.radiata Dungeness 8th September 2023