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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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Another very quiet day with very little in the way of grounded migrants and the slightest trickle of birds passing overhead. The only birds of note were two Dartford Warblers in the broom and gorse between the Shingle House and the Desert along with four Stonechats this afternoon. A Mediterranean Gull was seen offshore, two Ring Ouzels were seen in the bushes and a few Redpolls passed overhead.