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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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28th August

Another very quiet day in fairly windy conditions. 

A new juvenile Caspian Gull was seen  at the fishing boats in the afternoon along with four Yellow-legged Gulls whilst at least three Arctic Skuas were lingering offshore.

Lesser Black-backed GulLarus fuscus   Dungeness 29th August 2016 
A nice, contrasty and dainty looking bird.
Two Grey Seals and at least six Porpoises were feeding offshore.