A wet and breezy morning produced a bit of offshore movement which included two Shoveler, four Pintail, a Great Skua, two Arctic Skuas, 41 Kittiwakes and 137 Sandwich Terns. The Glaucous Gull was roosting at the fishing boats in the afternoon.
Very little to report from the land other than six Firecrests and a Black Redstart.
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Corona Virus Update
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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