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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.

4th July

Very little to report on the bird front.

A visit to the Long Pits produced the first three male Small Red-eyed Damselflies of the year.. Huge numbers of Small Skippers remain on the wing and two Brown Argus were also seen.
Small Red-eyed Damselfly Erythromma viridulum and a pair of  Red-eyed Damsefly's Erythromma naja (left)

Brown Argus Aricia agestis   Dungeness   4th July 2017
Elsewhere, a Bee-eater made a couple of brief appearances at Heron's Park, Lydd.