Very little to be seen. A Marsh Harrier and a Buzzard flew over, two Gadwall were on the Long Pits and a Yellow-legged Gull was seen at the fishing boats.
A Porpoise and a Grey Seal were feeding offshore.
Elsewhere, the Cattle Egret was with the cattle at Boulderwall Farm again and roosted at ARC along with a Dungeness record count of 17 Great White Egrets.
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Corona Virus Update
We are very pleased to be planning on opening the Observatory to visitors with numbers being limited because of shared facilities. In order to keep staff and visitors as safe as possible, we will be requesting that you take a Lateral Flow Test (provided) before you first come in. The hides will be open for 'Friends of DBOT' from May 18th. However, The 'Rule of 6' applies and face coverings are still mandatory in the hides. Sanitiser and spray will be provided to clean down the handles and closures in the hide after you have used it.
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