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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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5th July

Very quiet on both land and sea. Fifteen Mediterranean Gulls were the only notable birds.

A Badger was seen in the garden in the early hours again and three Porpoise and two Grey Seals were feeding offshore.

A search of the area in front of the Observatory produced this very smart micromoth moth resting on a Wild Carrot flowerhead. It is Nemophora cupriacella and is a new species for Dungeness and is also very rare in the county. 

Nemophora cupriacella   Dungeness   5th July 2021