Data Protection

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.

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.

20th May

Very quiet for birds. A Spotted Flycatcher and a Yellow Wagtail were virtually the only migrants on the land and the Iceland Gull was still at the Patch.

Insects provided some more excitement with a male Red-veined Darter Sympetrum fonscolombii seen briefly in the Desert, at least ten Brassica Bugs in the moat, three Grizzled Skippers and two Tree Bumblebees Bombus hypnorum in the Observatory Garden.