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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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The Trustees.

16th Dec

Limited coverage today but a check of the gulls roosting at the Point was very productive with a total of five first-winter Caspian Gulls (four new individuals) being found. There did not appear to be a great deal of movement offshore although there were plenty of feeding Gannets and auks and a Pomarine Skua made a brief appearance as it harried Kittiwakes.