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29th May

A very quiet day in the Observatory area with just 32 Swifts and a Hobby of interest.

Two Brown Hares were seen in the Desert.

A new plant for the area was found near the red and white gate in the form of a small clump of    Great Yellow Rattle Rhinanthus angustifolius although it has to be said it looks suspiciously like it has been planted.

Elsewhere, a Bee-eater made a brief appearance at Dengemarsh.