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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.

31st Mar

A cold morning with a fresh westerly breeze produced a trickle of birds offshore with 305 Common Scoters, a Velvet Scoter, a Great Skua, five Little Gulls and 86 Sandwich Terns. A juvenile/first-winter Glaucous Gull spent some time roosting at the Point.
Two Wheatears were seen on the beach between the road and fishing boats.



Glaucous Gull Larus hyperboreus   juvenile/first-winter   Dungeness   31st March 2018
Some late news involves three first-winter Caspian Gulls at the fishing boats in the afternoon.

A Porpoise was feeding offshore and two Brown Hares were seen from the road.