Dungeness

Dungeness

Dungeness
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  • Optics spots June 2015

    Thinking of buying binoculars or a telescope? 

    Whether you know a bit or don't know where to start, come to the RSPB Dungeness Visitor Centre and get some hands on advice from our friendly team and have the chance to try them out.

    Our friendly and knowledgeable volunteers and staff will be available to assist you.

     

    June dates are:

    Wednesday 17th June 2pm to 4pm

    Friday 26th June 10.30am to 4.30pm

     

    If you cannot make these dates, do not worry as we are holding more in July and the visitor centre is open every day from 10am to 5pm if you should wish to drop by and take a look.

     

    July dates are:

    Wednesday 1st July 2pm to 4pm

    Friday 10th July 10.30am to 12.30pm

    Wednesday 15th July 2pm to 4pm

     

     

  • sightings 5th to 12th June 2015

    Egyptian goose – two at Denge Marsh on 10th.

    Garganey – ARC on 9th.

     

    Bittern – at Denge Marsh on 12th.

     

    Hobby – three over Denge Marsh on 12th.

    Peregrine – over Denge Marsh on 8th.

     

    Greenshank – three on Burrowes on 7th.

    Avocet – two on Burrowes Pit on 8th.

    Ringed plover – on Burrowes pit on 12th.

    Little ringed plover – on Burrowes pit on 11th.

    Black-tailed godwit – one on Burrowes pit on 7th.

    Redshank – on Burrowes pit on 12th.

    Little Stint – three on Burrowes on 5th.

     

    Common tern – on tern rafts at Denge Marsh.

     

    Mediterranean gull – three on Denge Marsh on 11th.

     

    Cuckoo – at Denge Marsh on 12th.          

     

    House martin – over ARC on 9th.

     

    Raven – over entrance track on 11th.

  • sightings 30th May to 4th June 2015

    Egyptian goose – two at Denge Marsh on 2nd.

     

    Bittern – at Denge Marsh on 4th.

    Great white egret – one at Denge Marsh on 2nd.

     

    Buzzard – over Denge Marsh on 4th.

    Hobby – two over ARC and Christmas dell and eight over Denge Marsh on 4th.

     

    Avocet – two on hay fields and then ARC on 30th May.

    Ringed plover – two on Burrowes pit on 2nd.

    Black-tailed godwit – two on Burrowes pit on 4th.

    Turnstone - on Burrowes pit on 3rd.

    Redshank – on Burrowes pit on 1st.

    Sanderling – sixty on Burrowes pit on 31st May.

    Dunlin – on Burrowes pit on 31st May.

    Water rail – at Firth hide on 31st May.

    Little Stint – three on Burrowes on 2nd.

     

    Common tern – on tern rafts at Denge Marsh.

    Sandwich tern – over Burrowes pit on 31st May.

    Mediterranean gull – two on Burrowes pit on 30th May.

     

    Cuckoo – heard at Denge Marsh on 3rd.          

     

    Swallow – over Burrowes pit on 1st.

    Swift – over Burrowes pit on 3rd.

    House martin – over Burrowes pit on 1st.

     

    Yellow wagtail – Dengemarsh road on 30th May.

    White wagtail – male at Dengemarsh road on 30th May.

    Chiffchaff – at Hookers pits on 31st May.

    Spotted flycatcher – two between Denge Marsh and Hookers pits on 31st May.

    Long-tailed tit – at Christmas dell on 4th.

     

    Jay – two at ARC on 30th May.