Another windy day with very little to be seen. A few Arctic Skuas were lingering offshore and a coupe of Great Skuas passed through whilst 20 Chiffchaffs in the bushes and 300 Meadow Pipits overhead were about the best the land had to offer.
Two Porpoises and a Grey Seal were feeding offshore.
A Delicate was the highlight from the mothtraps.
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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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