Data Protection

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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16th Dec

After a night of violent winds and torrential rain the day dawned surprisingly calm and sunny. Seawatching was the order of the day again with over three hours this morning producing six Shoveler, two Teal, seven Eider, 289 Common Scoters, a Velvet Scoter, 275 Red-throated Divers, 138 Kittiwakes, 15 Mediterranean Gulls and a few auks of note.
Four Firecrests were also seen in the trapping area.