Dungeness

Dungeness

Dungeness
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Dungeness

  • sightings 23rd - 29th May 2015

    Egyptian goose – two in the hay fields on 27th.

     

    Garganey – one at ARC on 28th.

     

    Bittern – booming at ARC on 28th.

    Great white egret – two flying over ARC on 29th.

     

    Buzzard – over Denge Marsh on 25th.

    Hobby – over Burrowes pit on 29th.

    Peregrine – over Burrowes pit on 29th.

     

    Ringed plover – two on Burrowes pit on 29th.

    Grey plover – one on Burrowes on 25th .

    Black-tailed godwit – on Burrowes pit on 25th.

    Turnstone three on Burrowes pit on 25th.

    Redshank – on hay fields on 25th.

    Sanderling – on Burrowes pit on 29th.

     

    Common tern – on tern rafts at Denge Marsh.

    Sandwich tern – over Burrowes pit on 29th.

    Mediterranean gull – four at Denge Marsh on 27th.

     

    Cuckoo – near visitor centre on 29th.          

     

    Swallow – over Burrowes pit on 29th.

    Swift – over Burrowes pit on 29th.

     

    Whinchat – at Christmas dell on 28th.

    Wheatear – near Christmas dell on 28th.

    Yellow wagtail – near Springfield bridge on 28th.

    Spotted flycatcher – near Scott hide on 28th.

     

    Raven – over track on 26th.

  • binocular and telescope weekend 30-31 May 2015

    Is your scope in need of an update?

    Are you looking to purchase your first pair of binoculars?

    Or have you been itching to try out the HDX binoculars but have been too timid to ask?

    Then this is the event for you...

    Come on down to the visitor centre at RSPB Dungeness on 30th or 31st May 2015 between 10am and 4pm for our binocular and telescope demonstration weekend!

    Try out telescopes and binoculars and have a chat with Viking Optical expert Steve Vickers.

    We have a selection of different optical equipment for all types of experience, whether you’re a veteran or an absolute novice. The range also covers a multitude of prices so there is always something to suit everyone.

  • Sightings 16th to 22nd May

    Egyptian goose – two at Denge Marsh on 22nd.

     

    Bittern – two at Denge Marsh on 22nd.

     

    Honey buzzard – over ARC on 17th.

    Buzzard – three over ARC on 16th.

    Hobby – fourteen at ARC and three at Denge Marsh on 22nd.

    Peregrine – at Denge Marsh on 20th.

    Red kite – over reserve on 21st.

     

    Avocet – two in hay fields and on Burrowes pit on 16th.

    Whimbrel – five on Burrowes pit on 17th.

    Ringed plover – on Burrowes pit on 20th.

    Little ringed plover – two in hay field 3 on 17th.

    Grey plover – one on Burrowes pit on 21st.

    Black-tailed godwit – at Denge Marsh on 20th.

    Bar-tailed godwit – one in hay fields on 16th.

    Dunlin – five on Burrowes pit on 18th.

    Turnstone – four on Burrowes pit on 20th.

    Ruff – one in hay field 3 on 17th.

    Redshank – at Denge Marsh on 22nd.

    Greenshank – one on Burrowes pit on 16th.

    Common sandpiper – one on Burrowes pit on 17th.

    Water rail – one at ARC on 17th.

    Sanderling – two on Burrowes pit on 21st.

     

    Common tern – on tern rafts at Denge Marsh.

     

    Bonapartes gull – one adult on Burrowes pit on 16th.

     

    Cuckoo – at Denge Marsh on 22nd.          

     

    Swallow – over reserve on 19th.

    Swift – over ARC on 20th.

    Sand martin – over ARC on 18th.

    House martin – over ARC on 18th.

     

    Whinchat – at Christmas dell on 22nd.

    Wheatear – by main access track on 18th.

    Lesser whitethroat – heard at Christmas dell on 22nd.

    Yellow wagtail – flood fields at Denge Marsh on 17th.

    Spotted flycatcher – in willows near Firth hide on 22nd.

    Golden oriole – ARC water tower pits on 17th.