Almost all of the days interest was offshore where nine hours of watching produced three Eiders, 27 Manx Shearwaters, a Great Skua, 15 Arctic Skuas, 129 Kittiwakes, 16 Black Terns, 250 Sandwich Terns, 500 Common Terns and two Arctic Terns.
A Mediterranean Gull and three juvenile Yellow-legged Gulls were feeding offshore.
A juvenile Cuckoo was seen on the land.
Six Porpoises and a Grey Seal were also seen.
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Corona Virus Update
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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