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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.

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.

23rd Feb

A bright and sunny day with a light SSE breeze. There was a steady trickle of birds east offshore during the day with 33 Wigeon, four Pintail, four Teal, four Red-breasted Mergansers, 357 Gannets, an adult Mediterranean Gull, two Sandwich Terns and a Great Skua.
Three Firecrests were seen in the Trapping Area and six Siskins flew over.

The first Small Tortoiseshell of the year was seen at the front of the Observatory.

A Dotted Border moth came to one of the Observatory windows.
Dotted Border Agriopis marginaria   Dungeness   23rd February 2019