It was another very quiet day, with just two Great Spotted Woodpeckers to speak of on land and 134 Gannets passing west in one hour this morning.
The first Ruddy Darter of the year was on the wing at the Long Pits.
At least six Harbour Porpoises were offshore along with two Grey Seals and an unidentified breaching shark.
Away from the observatory, the Spoonbill was present at Scotney GPs for a second day.
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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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