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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.

27th May

The Patch continues to provide most of the interest with the unusual record of a first-summer Glaucous Gull present throughout the morning as well as three Mediterranean Gulls, a Yellow-legged Gull, a Little Tern and three Black Terns.
A Jay was heard in the trapping area.

A Porpoise and a Grey Seal were seen.

Butterflies seen during the day included nine Grizzled Skippers and a Brown Argus.



Glaucous Gull Larus hyperboreus   first-summer   Dungeness   27th May 2016