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June 25th. On Tennyson's Sands were 4 Spoonbill and 2 Wigeon. Flying south were 4 Swift.
A morning ringing session in East Dunes produced 8 new birds: a Chiffchaff, 3 Whitethroat, a Lesser Whitethroat and 3 Linnet; and 2 retrap Whitethroat.
A Hummingbird Hawk-moth was in North (Beach) Car Park.
June 24th. On Tennyson's Sands were 3 Spoonbill and a Common Sandpiper. Going south were 156 Swift, a Hobby, a Grey Wagtail and 2 Sand Martin.
A morning ringing session in East Dunes resulted in 16 new birds: a Wren, a Chiffchaff, 2 Great Tit, 7 Whitethroat, a Goldfinch, a Robin, a Lesser Whitethroat and 2 Dunnock; and 14 retraps: 2 Great Tit, 2 Whitethroat, 5 Long-tailed Tit, 2 Chiffchaff, a Reed Bunting and 2 Wren.
June 23rd. Around were a Grey Partridge, a Marsh Harrier and a Grasshopper Warbler. Offshore were 4 Common Tern and 40 Sandwich Tern. On Jackson's Marsh was a Common Sandpiper. Heading north were 2 Manx Shearwater; and south 60 Gannet, 2 Auk Spp, an adult Lesser Black-backed Gull and 86 Swift.
A morning ringing session in East Dunes provided 4 new birds: a Whitethroat, a Blackcap, a Dunnock and a Blackbird; and 3 retraps: a Great Tit, a Chaffinch and a Meadow Pipit.
June 22nd. On the Mere were 2 Little Gull; and on Tennyson's Sands 2 Great Crested Grebe. Birds around included an adult Black-tailed Godwit and a Grasshopper Warbler. Flying south were 3 Hobby and 3500 Swift.
A morning ringing session in East Dunes, with Keith Collett, produced 8 new birds: a Wren, a Chiffchaff, a Great Tit, 2 Whitethroat, a Meadow Pipit, a Goldfinch and a Dunnock; and 6 retraps: 2 Dunnock, 2 Great Tit and 2 Whitethroat.
June 21st. The summer solstice - the longest day.
On Tennyson's Sands early were 2 Spoonbill (which flew off later) and 2 Great Crested Grebe. Around were a Wigeon, an adult Black-tailed Godwit, a Grasshopper Warbler and 2 House Sparrow.
A morning ringing session in East Dunes yielded 6 new birds: a Wren, 2 Whitethroat, a Robin and 2 Dunnock; and 7 retraps: a Dunnock, a Chiffchaff, a Whitethroat, a Great Tit, 2 Wren and a Linnet.
Dragonflies included a Red-veined Darter.