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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 June

A few Gannets continued to move west offshore, with 225 doing so in 90 minutes this evening. A trickle of southbound Common Swifts totalled 125 and an adult Mediterranean Gull was feeding at the Patch.

Five Harbour Porpoises and a Grey Seal were seen offshore.

Elsewhere, a Spoonbill was found on the causeway between the eastern pits at Scotney.