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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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27th May

Two good birds this morning with a Serin flying in over the Point at 0720hrs followed later by a Bee-eater which flew between Southview and the two lighthouses for a few minutes around 0830hrs before heading out to sea.
Offshore, good numbers of Common Scoters, Gannets and Sandwich Terns flew east along with two Shovelers and a Black-throated Diver

A Brown Hare was seen on the land.

Three Hummingbird Hawkmoths were seen and butterflies included ten Painted Ladies.