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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.

28th June

Still nine juvenile Yellow-legged Gulls at the Patch this morning also five Mediterranean Gulls present and 45 Common Scoters flew west. A 2nd summer Yellow-legged Gull was with the gull flock by the Fish Shack.

A Grey Seal and a Porpoise were seen offshore.

Few Insects were seen in the poor weather conditions but four Essex Skipper and ten Toadflax Brocade caterpillars were found.

Yellow-legged Gull Larus michahellis   Dungeness   28th June 2017 (Lee Gregory)


Essex Skipper Thymelicus lineola   Dungeness 28th June 2017 (Lee Gregory)

Toadflax Brocade Calophasia lunula   Dungeness   28th June 2017 (Lee Gregory)