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The Observatory can accommodate up to 9 people in two dormitories, you need to bring your own sleeping bags and it is self-catering. As well as Birdwatchers, we welcome people from many areas of interest including Moths, Butterflies, Bugs and Beetles or just a general interest in Nature and the local environment. Please forward any Dungeness recording area records to the Warden.
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7th Apr

More strong winds and rain made observations difficult with seawatching the best option. Even here it was hard-going but over five hours of watching eventually produced an Eider, 1097 Common Scoters, seven Manx Shearwaters and 593 Gannets. A most-unexpected Sooty Shearwater also which passed west this afternoon which was only the fourth April record.

Two Porpoises were seen.