Not a great deal to report on another day of very strong winds and frequent torrential rain. A 2.5hr seawatch during the morning was notable for an Eider, eight Fulmars, ten Little Gulls and a Mediterranean Gull.
The first-winter Caspian Gull was on the beach in the afternoon.
A Grey Seal was also seen.
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Corona Virus Update
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.
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