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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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The wind increased through the night and by early morning was blowing to Force 9 and with frequent rain which made coverage of the land virtually impossible. The storms did bring a bit of seawatching with an excellent total of 45 Manx Shearwaters passing west during the morning and before the wind veered into the west. A total of 28 Fulmars also flew west.