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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.

5th Jan

The regular first-winter Caspian Gull and a first-winter Little Gull were showing very well at the fishing boats this morning and a/the second-winter Iceland Gull also made a brief appearance. A Great Skua also flew west and at least 783 Great Crested Grebes, 400 Kittiwakes and over 1000 Guillemots were also feeding offshore.


Little Gull  Hydrocoloeus minutus   first-winter   Dungeness   5th January 2018


Caspian Gull Larus cachinnans   first-winter   5th January 2018