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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.

25th Apr

Another cool day with a freshening westerly breeze producing a little bit on the sea with a Velvet Scoter, ten Manx Shearwaters and 11 Great Skuas of particular note.
There was a small arrival of "Greenland" Wheatears and a Redstart was reported from the Long Pits area. A Firecrest was also seen in the trapping area.

Firecrest Regulus ignicapilla   Dungeness   25th Apr.2018
Greenland Wheatear Oenanthe oenanthe ssp leucorhoa   male  Dungeness
   25th April 2018 (Jacques Turner-Moss)
At least five Porpoises were feeding offshore.