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11th June

Very quiet on the land with just a Lapwing overhead of note.

A Brown Hare was seen in the Desert, three Porpoises were feeding offshore and several families of Foxes can be seen around the area.

Brown Hare Lepus europeaus   Dungeness   11th June 2024

Fox Vulpes vulpes   cub   Dungeness   11th June 2024

On the insect front a couple of Rest Harrow moths were seen during the day and a Scarce Emerald Damselfly and two Norfolk Hawkers were seen again.