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At Dungeness Bird Observatory we take security of your data very seriously. The data we hold is kept securely on a password protected device and we never pass on any information to a third party. For more information please read our Data Policy available here.

Corona Virus Update

We are very pleased to be accepting booking at the Observatory. In order to keep staff and visitors as safe as possible, we will be requesting that you take a Lateral Flow Test (provided) before you first come in. The hides will be open for 'Friends of DBOT'. However, we would request that you continue to observe safe practises and sanitiser and spray will continue to be provided to clean down the handles and closures in the hide after you have used it.

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2nd Oct

Very quiet on the land but quite busy offshore this morning. Of note were at least ten Arctic Skuas, ten Mediterranean Gulls, a Grey Plover, a Knot, 22 Dunlin, 27 Kittiwakes and a Mute Swan which came in from the east while numbers were provided by over 400 each of  Gannet and Sandwich Tern.

Eight Porpoise and a Grey Seal were feeding offshore.

A Delicate moth was trapped overnight.