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Ongoing Excavation Works.

Please be aware that there are extensive ongoing excavation works around the Observatory until after Christmas. Please be very careful driving over the moat and note that parking may be difficult. We are, however, open for business and welcome anyone interested in winter birding around Dungeness.

28th December

A strong southerly wind was blowing and resulted in an excellent seawatch with three hours of observing producing 408 Brent Goose east, 122 Wigeon, four Teal, 15 Pintail, and two Great Northern Divers, ten Sooty Shearwaters, four Great Skuas, 223 Kittiwakes, 47 Mediterranean Gulls and a Sandwich Tern passing west.
Two first-winter Caspian Gulls were seen again.

A flock of 14 Siskin flew out to sea.