The highlight of the morning was a Bee-eater which flew in over the Observatory and then rapidly inland at 0850hrs.
An Arctic Skua and seven Mediterranean Gulls were seen offshore.
Two Grey Seals and two Porpoises were feeding offshore.
Good numbers of moths were trapped and included another Green Silver-lines, The pyralid Eudonia lacustrata was also caught - only the seventh Observatory record.
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Corona Virus Update
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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Thank You for your understanding in these dificult times.