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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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17th Feb

An Iceland Gull, a first-winter Caspian Gull and two adult Mediterranean Gull were feeding at the Patch and 471 Brent Geese, four Pintails and 177 Red-throated Divers flew east. The Grey Wagtail was feeding in the power station.

The Ring-necked Duck was still on Cooke's Pool and two Slavonian Grebes were seen on New Diggings.Great White Egrets can still be seen around the RSPB Reserve.

A Small Tortoiseshell in the Observatory garden was the first butterfly of the year.