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24th June

Very quiet with just a Mediterranean Gull of note.

A Brown Hare was seen.

Five Norfolk Hawkers and a Lesser Emperor dragonfly were seen in the Trapping Area. A sweep-netting session produced the shieldbugs Geotomus petiti and Ornate Shieldbug and two nymph Sickle-bearing Bush-crickets.