A very wet and much calmer morning but a bit disappointing for seabirds with hardly anything moving offshore other than 357 Kittiwakes and five Mediterranean Gulls in 2.25 hours. The first-winter Caspian Gull and Glaucous Gull were showing well at times.
A Grey Seal was seen and a few more clusters of Goose Barnacles were found on the beach.
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Corona Virus Update
Following discussions with other Observatories and taking advice from the RSPB we are not allowed to open the hides yet to visitors as we cannot put in place the necessary protocols to keep staff and visitors safe. We will have to remain closed to overnight visitors for the foreseeable future. Day visitors are welcome to call into the garden, as long as Covid-19 protocols are observed. We are still operating our monitoring programme. Please think carefully about Social Distancing before approaching our Wardens. Please forward any Dungeness records to the Warden.
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