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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.

3rd Dec

First thing this morning the Patch held three Caspian Gulls (2x 1st winter and an adult) and two Mediterranean Gulls

Also of note was a Peacock seen by the New Lighthouse.

On the RSPB Reserve the three Smew were still on Burrowes Pit. The Long-eared Owl was roosting behind the Dipping Pond. The drake Ring-necked Duck was still at Boulderwall Farm and nine Great White Egrets were on the ARC Pit.