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2016 Report

Our 2016 Report is now available from the Observatory for £8.00 plus P&P if needed. Please contact the Warden: dungenessobs@vfast.co.uk

7th Nov



A cold, wet and windy day with a steady trickle of birds offshore. Of note were 28 Shelducks, 61 Teal, four Gadwall, three Long-tailed Ducks, two Goldeneyes, nine (including a flock of eight) Goosanders, 23 Knot, a party of three Pomarine Skuas, two Great Skua and 152 Mediterranean Gulls whilst numbers were provided by 330 Brent Geese and 633 Gannets. Two Grey Herons, 335 Starlings and 20 Chaffinches came in from the east. An adult Caspian Gull also made a brief stop at the Point.



Caspian Gull Larus cachinnans   adult   Dungeness   7th November 2016
Two Porpoises and two Grey Seals were feeding offshore.