There was an increase in overhead passage with a few finches including three Bramblings and 20 Redpolls along with 2000 Starlings and a rarity in the form of a Lapland Bunting. A Little Egret also came in off the sea.
There was a small movement of mainly wildfowl offshore this morning with 94 Teal of note and three lingering Mediterranean Gulls.
A Grey Seal was 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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