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At Dungeness Bird Observatory we take security of your data very seriously. The data we hold is kept securely on a password protected device and we never pass on any information to a third party. For more information please read our Data Policy available here.

Corona Virus Update

We are very pleased to be accepting booking at the Observatory. In order to keep staff and visitors as safe as possible, we will be requesting 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.

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28th Jan

Limited coverage but a morning seawatch saw 296 Red-throated Diver and 533 auk species coming out of the bay. Two first-winter Caspian Gulls were found on an afternoon visit to the Patch but conditions were difficult and rapidly became impossible as thick fog rolled in.

Two Grey Seals and a Common Seal were feeding offshore.