The RSPB Reserve held some nice birds with the Glossy Ibis being seen again on Dengemarsh. Staying on Dengemarsh 6 White-fronted Geese made an appearance. A Little Stint was reported to fly over Burrowes Pit. Black-necked Grebe and Slavonian Grebe were seen in the main Reserve with 2 Long-eared Owl still roosting behind the dipping pond. The usual Great White Egrets were spread across the RSPB land.
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Corona Virus Update
We are very pleased to be planning on opening the Observatory to visitors with numbers being limited because of shared facilities. 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' from May 18th. However, The 'Rule of 6' applies and face coverings are still mandatory in the hides. Sanitiser and spray will be provided to clean down the handles and closures in the hide after you have used it.
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