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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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14th July

A Buzzard and four Hobbies feeding over the area were of note whilst 230 Sand Martins and a Yellow Wagtail passed through and a Willow Warbler arrived.
Three Mediterranean Gulls and two juvenile Yellow-legged Gulls were feeding at the Patch.

Three Porpoises were seen offshore.

The first of a fresh brood of Brown Argus butterflies appeared today and migrant moths included a Hummingbird Hawk-moth in the Observatory garden and two Dark Swordgrass trapped overnight.