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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.

12th May

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.