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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.

21st May

There was a thin scattering of migrants on the land including a Garden Warbler and a Spotted Flycatcher in the moat, a Firecrest in the trapping area and eight Corn Buntings in the Broom around the Point while a Buzzard, three Yellow Wagtails and a Tree Sparrow flew over.
The sea was very quiet with just one Black Tern of note.

A Porpoise and a Grey Seal were feeding offshore.

Brown Argus continue to be seen in good numbers and a Holly Blue was seen in the trapping area.

The Serin continues to sing in its chosen trees at Littlestone and a Bee-eater was seen flying over Lade Pit