Not a great deal to report. A Willow Warbler was singing in the trapping area and a Redpoll flew over this morning. A bit of seawatching in the afternoon produced an Arctic Skua and two Little Terns of interest.
Three Porpoises and a Grey Seal were feeding offshore.
The best of the nights mothtrapping was a Double Dart Graphiphora augur - a very uncommon moth here in recent times.
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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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