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New Year 2019

We wish all our Friends and visitors a Happy and bird filled New Year and hope to see you in 2019.

12th Dec

The obvious highlight of the day was the catching of this superb Long-eared Owl in the Heligoland Trap this afternoon.



Long-eared Owl Asio otus   Dungeness   12th December 2018 (photos by Gill Hollamby)
The only other coverage was of the sea where it was fairly quiet although three Eiders, a Great Skua and a Mediterranean Gull were of note. Two Ravens were seen on the beach - the first in the Observatory area for some time - and a Black Redstart was seen around the Observatory..

Two Porpoises were also feeding offshore.