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2016 Report

Our 2016 Report is now available from the Observatory for £8.00 plus P&P if needed. Please contact the Warden: dungenessobs@vfast.co.uk

17th Oct

Still generally low numbers of migrants on the land but with a Merlin, six Firecrests, three Dartford Warblers and a Wheatear of note whilst birds passing overhead included 15 Tree Sparrows, a Grey Wagtail, a Rock Pipit, 140 Redpolls, 150 Goldfinches, 30 Siskins and five Reed Buntings.
There was very little movement offshore but an Arctic Skua, five Sandwich Terns, a Common Tern and four Mediterranean Gulls were lingering.

Brown Hare, Grey Seal and Porpoise were all seen during the day.