With a drop in the wind there was a small arrival of migrants on the land with 40 Willow Warblers, three Sedge Warblers, seven Reed Warblers, a Garden Warbler, 45 Whitethroats and 11 Tree Pipits overhead.
The sea was very quiet with just two Mediterranean Gulls and two Yellow-legged Gulls feeding offshore and an adult Black Tern and five Arctic Skuas passing through.in the evening.
Two Porpoises were feeding offshore.
One adult Sickle-bearing Bush-cricket and several Tree Crickets were found during a daytime search..
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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.