The first juvenile Yellow-legged Gull of the summer arrived at the fishing boats where eight Mediterranean Gulls were also feeding offshore. Five Whimbrels passed through.
Four Porpoises were feeding offshore.
A search through the large numbers of skippers revealed the first three Essex Skippers of the year.
Elsewhere, a Glossy Ibis was showing in the hayfields on the RSPB Reserve.
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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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