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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.

5th Sept

Persistent light rain for most of the day grounded a handful of migrants with 12 Blackcaps, two Garden Warblers and four Whinchats of note.  A Greenshank, two Tree Pipits and a Grey Wagtail flew over.
An afternoon seawatch produced three Knot, a Ruff, 16 Bar-tailed Godwits, 11 Arctic Skuas, five Little Gulls, two Little Terns and four Black Terns.

A Pearly Underwing and two Dark Sword-grass were trapped overnight.

A male Southern Oak Bush Cricket was found on the kitchen window this morning.
Southern Oak Bush Cricket Meconema meridionale   Dungeness   5th September 2016