A Buzzard and four Hobbies feeding over the area were of note whilst 230 Sand Martins and a Yellow Wagtail passed through and a Willow Warbler arrived.
Three Mediterranean Gulls and two juvenile Yellow-legged Gulls were feeding at the Patch.
Three Porpoises were seen offshore.
The first of a fresh brood of Brown Argus butterflies appeared today and migrant moths included a Hummingbird Hawk-moth in the Observatory garden and two Dark Swordgrass trapped overnight.
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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.