A wet and very windy day. The first couple of hours saw a bit of movement offshore with two Velvet Scoters, 1058 Gannets, 46 Kittiwakes, four Mediterranean Gulls, 52 Sandwich Terns, two Great and one Arctic Skua and 49 Razorbills of note.
Very quiet on the land in the miserable weather.
A Brown Hare was seen on the shingle at the fishing boats.
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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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