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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 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.

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25th Feb

There were several sightings of Red Kite across the wider Dungeness area today and eventually one was seen in our recording area just before dark. It was otherwise a very quiet day. Two Red-breasted Mergansers flew west this morning. Two Firecrests were seen at the Long Pits, two Siskins flew over and 60 Pied Wagtails came into roost at the Power Station.

A Grey Seal was feeding offshore.