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We are glad to say that the Observatory is now clear and visitors are very welcome.
We are very pleased to be accepting bookings at the Observatory. In order to keep staff and visitors as safe as possible, we may request that you take a Lateral Flow Test (provided) before you first come in.
The hides will be open for 'Friends of DBOT'. However, we would request that you continue to observe safe practises and sanitiser and spray will continue to be provided to clean down the handles and closures in the hide after you have used it.
Please forward any Dungeness recording area records to the Warden.
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A Mediterranean Gull offshore and single Grey Wagtail and Siskin overhead were the only records of note. A Grass Rivulet was only the fifth Observatory record and the micro-moth Argyresthia cupressella was a new species for the Observatory.
Grass RivuletPerizoma albulata Dungeness 14th June 2020
A first-summer male Red-footed Falcon was seen on the Lydd Ranges in the early morning and later at Dengemarsh from mid-day onwards.