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At Dungeness Bird Observatory we take security of your data very seriously. The data we hold is kept securely on a password protected device and we never pass on any information to a third party. For more information please read our Data Policy available here.

Corona Virus Update

We are very pleased to be accepting booking at the Observatory. 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'. However, we would request that you continue to observe safe practises and sanitiser and spray will continue to be provided to clean down the handles and closures in the hide after you have used it.

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4th Jan

Despite large numbers of gulls at the Patch nothing of note could be found among them and seawatching produced just a few Red-throated Divers and auks as usual at the moment.
One Chiffchaff was seen at the Long Pits and a Grey Wagtail around the Power Station Sewage Unit was an unusual record.

A Grey Seal was hauled out on the beach but appeared to be sick.