Very quiet offshore this morning except for auks with 705 auks passing east in 90 minutes. A first-winter Yellow-legged Gull came to bread at the fishing boats and a Little Egret which dropped into the puddles briefly was a surprise.
Seven Long-tailed Tits were coming to the feeders in the trapping area.
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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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