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We are very pleased to be planning on opening the Observatory to visitors with numbers being limited because of shared facilities. 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' from May 18th. However, The 'Rule of 6' applies and face coverings are still mandatory in the hides. Sanitiser and spray will be provided to clean down the handles and closures in the hide after you have used it.

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20th August

With strong winds and rough seas all the days interest was offshore where at least 28 Balearic Shearwaters passing west were of great note along with four Teal, 27 Black Terns, 415 Common Terns and two Arctic Terns whilst a Manx Shearwater flew east and two Little Terns were feeding along the shoreline.

Fifteen Swifts were also seen.

Al least six Porpoises were counted but conditions for an accurate count were far from ideal.