The undoubted highlight of the last week was the Melodious Warbler at Dengemarsh plus distant views of Red Necked Phalarope on the ARC pit,and on the same afternoon,nice views of summer plumaged Black Necked Grebe.
BLACK NECKED GREBE soon after this was taken, it was attacked by a pike evidently.
RED NECKED PHALAROPE
Back nearer home at the weekend had all the expected migrants in Langdon Hole and a pied flycatcher in the paddocks at Bockhill .There are still some butterflies to be seen too.
LARGE WHITES are numerous at present.
COMMON SHREW on the path near the South Foreland lighthouse
RED ADMIRAL some handsome pristine specimens at the moment.
COMMON BUZZARD,two of these put about a 1000 gulls up from the fields near Sherleys Farm
SPECKLED WOOD feasting on the blackberries.
Last but not least and a complete change of subject
EUGEN MAERSK-The biggest container ship in the world at 400m in length,it is also the most eco friendly ship of its type,seen in the channel on sunday morning.