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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.

24th May

Very quiet. A Buzzard and a Hobby overhead and a Garden Warbler and two Spotted Flycatchers in the bushes were about the only birds worth mentioning on the land whilst the only bird of note at the Patch was the adult hybrid Black-headed x Mediterranean Gull. (See below).




Black-headed Gull x Mediterranean Gull Larus ridibundus x melanocephalus hybrid   adult   Dungeness   240516 

Butterflies included two Brown Argus, three Grizzled Skippers and a big increase in the number of Large Whites in the area.