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Corona Virus Update

We are very pleased to be accepting booking at the Observatory. In order to keep staff and visitors as safe as possible, we will be requesting 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.

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2nd January

Seawatching in strong south-south-easterly winds was not as good as hoped for but two hours during the morning still produced four Pintails, four Shovelers, an Eider, two Red-breasted Mergansers, five Great Skuas, a Mediterranean Gull and four Little Gulls.
The regular first-winter Caspian Gull was showing very well at the fishing boats along with an adult Yellow-legged Gull.



Caspian Gull Larus cachinnans   first-winter   Dungeness   2nd January 2016