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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.
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22nd Jan

Storm Isha passed through overnight but wasn't quite so bad here as had been predicted and fortunately there was little sign of any damage. It did remain windy throughout the day and restricted to coverage to the sea again where three Pintails, seven Velvet Scoters, a Great Skua, 591 Red-throated Divers and six Fulmars of interest. Two Mediterranean Gulls and two first-winter Caspian Gulls were also seen.