Two Caspian Gulls (including a colour-ringed bird) were found at the fishing boats this afternoon along with eight Mediterranean Gulls.
Not a great deal was reported from the land but finches passing overhead included 15 Bramblings, 20 Redpolls and 30 Siskins. A Swallow was seen at the Long Pits and a Woodcock and two Firecrests were found in the trapping area.
Late in the day, a Lesser Yellowlegs was found at the Midrips.
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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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