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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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4th March

A pleasant sunny day on the Point as long as you could keep out of the biting cold wind. The sunshine brought about a Small Tortoiseshell in the trapping area. Birdwise the trapping area also held the pick of the birds with 4 Firecrest, 9 Goldcrest abd 4 Snipe. Whilst 2 Siskin went north.

On the Long Pit a single Great Crested Grebe appeared signalling a start to the breeding season for them. A Kingfisher also put in a performance too. Another Firecrest was also noted on West Beach.

On the RSPB Reserve only a single Long-eared Owl was the only bird of note reported.