Another fairly quiet day on the bird front, a small number of spring migrants were noted including nine Wheatear, four Black Redstarts, 15 Chiffchaffs, a Willow Warbler and a Firecrest. Also of note were a total of five Bramblings which were seen in several locations in the recording area.
The sea was also quiet with the only birds of note being a total of 202 Brent Geese.
Three Harbour Porpoise were also seen.
Two Light Orange Underwing moths were seen at the Long Pits.
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
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.
You can still support the Obs by using Give as you Live or Amazon Smile when shopping online.
Thank You for your understanding in these dificult times.