A very small arrival of migrants this morning included a Firecrest, 12 Chiffchaffs, two Garden Warblers and a Spotted Flycatcher whilst birds passing overhead included a Hobby, 63 Swallows and two Corn Buntings.
The sea was very quiet with just 36 Whimbrels, two Arctic Skuas and a Black Tern of note.
Nine Porpoises and a Grey Seal were seen offshore and a Stoat and a Brown Hare were seen on the land.
A Brimstone butterfly was seen at the Point.
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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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