With strong winds and rough seas all the days interest was offshore where at least 28 Balearic Shearwaters passing west were of great note along with four Teal, 27 Black Terns, 415 Common Terns and two Arctic Terns whilst a Manx Shearwater flew east and two Little Terns were feeding along the shoreline.
Fifteen Swifts were also seen.
Al least six Porpoises were counted but conditions for an accurate count were far from ideal.
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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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