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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.

26th Feb

At least one of the Iceland Gulls and a first-winter Caspian Gull were the only birds of real note. There was a trickle of Brent Geese moving east along with two Pintails.



Iceland Gull Larus glauocoides   juvenile/first-winter   Dungeness   26th February 2017
The first time I have been able to get close to this bird..




Caspian Gull Larus cachinnans   first-winter   Dungeness   26th February 2017