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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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Another very quiet day with very little in the way of grounded migrants and the slightest trickle of birds passing overhead. The only birds of note were two Dartford Warblers in the broom and gorse between the Shingle House and the Desert along with four Stonechats this afternoon. A Mediterranean Gull was seen offshore, two Ring Ouzels were seen in the bushes and a few Redpolls passed overhead.