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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.

27th Sep

Chiffchaffs and Goldcrests continue to arrive in decent numbers whilst other bits in the bushes included a Merlin, two "continental" Coal Tits, eight Blackcaps, a Garden Warbler, four Song Thrushes and a Redstart. Overhead passage was fairly light but 17 Tree Sparrows, five Yellow Wagtails, four Grey Wagtails, 260 Meadow Pipits and 25 Reed Buntings were seen.

Very quiet offshore with just a couple of Arctic Skuas of interest.

One Clouded Yellow was seen.

A Brown Hare was seen in the Desert.