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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.
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The Trustees.

10th July

A quiet day on the Point with the only notable records coming from the sea. Two Yellow-legged Gulls and 12 Mediterranean Gulls heading east this afternoon were the best of a quiet sea watch.

At least three Porpoise and a single Grey Seal were also reported from the Fishing Boats.

The moth trap produced a further four fresh looking Sussex Emeralds this morning in what seems to be a good year for them. Also of note was our ninth record of Nut-tree Tussock
Nut-tree Tussock Colocasia coryli   Dungenesss    10th July 2019