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We are glad to say that the Observatory is now clear and visitors are very welcome.
We are very pleased to be accepting bookings at the Observatory. In order to keep staff and visitors as safe as possible, we may request that you take a Lateral Flow Test (provided) before you first come in.
The hides will be open for 'Friends of DBOT'. However, we would request that you continue to observe safe practises and sanitiser and spray will continue to be provided to clean down the handles and closures in the hide after you have used it.
Please forward any Dungeness recording area records to the Warden.
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A bright and cold morning for a change encouraged a check of the bushes but this proved disappointing with just a single Firecrest of interest. Very quiet offshore although a Merlin was seen and the first-winter Caspian Gull was present as usual. After all the rain of recent days the Desert so longer looks like one.