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Corona Virus Update

We are glad to say that the Observatory is now clear and visitors are very welcome. We are very pleased to be accepting bookings at the Observatory. In order to keep staff and visitors as safe as possible, we may request 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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31st August

The highlights of the day were two Honey Buzzards which flew out to sea around midday. Very quiet in the bushes with just two Redstarts of note whilst a Tree Pipit, 30 Yellow Wagtails and three Grey Wagtails also flew over.

Four Porpoises were feeding offshore.

A new Small Copper of the form radiatus was seen and two Clay Triple-lines . Four Sickle-bearing Bush Crcikets were seen this evening.

A Red-eared Terrapin was showing well at the Long Pits.