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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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Thank You for your understanding in these dificult times.
The Trustees.

2nd March

A very quiet day birdwise on the peninsula with a bitterly cold wind and rough sea producing very little. Only birds of note were 4 Raven in off the sea which then headed towards Lade. Again no sign of the Glaucous Gull today.

On the RSPB Reserve 1 Long-eared Owl was noted roosting by the dipping pond. 2 Great White Egret were seen at  Dengemarsh and 2 Smew were on Burrowes Pit.