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9th June

A Cuckoo, a Hobby and a Bittern "booming" at the northern end of the recording area were the only birds of note.

Three Grizzled Skippers were seen in the Trapping Area whilst a remarkable five Norfolk Hawkers and an immature male Scarce Emerald Damselfly were of great note. 

Norfolk Hawker Aeshna isoceles   Dungeness   9th June 2024

Scarce Emerald Damselfly Lestes dryas   Dungeness   9th June 2024