Data Protection

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.

Local weather


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.
You can still support the Obs by using Give as you Live when shopping online.

7th Nov

Yet more strong winds and heavy rain more or less restricted observations to the sea where two Gadwall, an Eider, a Great Northern Diver, four Sooty Shearwaters, a Manx Shearwater, two Leach's Petrels, 1600 Gannets, three Purple Sandpipers, 642 Kittiwakes, four Little Gulls, at least four Caspian Gulls, three Yellow-legged Gulls, 25 Sandwich Terns, a Pomarine Skua and 302 Razorbills. The Siberian Stonechat was not seen.

A Grey Seal was feeding offshore.