Highlights of a modest seawatch comprised of a Manx Shearwater, two Whimbrel, two dark morph Arctic Skuas, 34 Common Scoters and five Sand Martins. A Cuckoo seen near the Long Pits was likely preparing to depart our shores. Two Mediterranean Gulls fed at the Patch.
A Clouded Yellow was noted at the south end of the Trapping Area.
Offshore, a Grey Seal and a Harbour Porpoise were logged.
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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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