The cold and strong north-easterly wind continues and more or less limited any observations to the sea. The unlikely highlight of the day was a party of three Mandarin Ducks which flew east shortly after dawn. Other bits and pieces of interest included four Pintails, six Grey Plovers, two Snipe and three Mediterranean Gulls.
A Firecrest was seen in the trapping area.
Three Porpoises were seen offshore.
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Corona Virus Update
We are very pleased to be accepting bookings 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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