A still start to the day with a breeze gradually picking up throughout the day.
A single juvenile Yellow-Legged Gull was seen at the fishing boats this afternoon. A single Kittiwake and 14 Mediterranean Gulls heading west.
Seven Willow Warblers were reported today along with a few Lesser Whitethroats, Whitethroats, Blackcap and Chiffchaff. A Great White Egret flew over the Trapping Area.
At least ten Porpoise were seen from the fishing boats this afternoon.
Two Lesser Emperors were seen on the northern Long Pit.
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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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