The two juv/first-winter Iceland Gulls, an adult Mediterranean Gull and the drake Eider were feeding at the Patch again and good numbers of Red-throated Divers, Great Crested Grebes and auks were also seen. The regular first-winter Caspian Gull was seen at the fishing boats and at least one Great Skua was marauding up and down the beach. Two Mute Swans also arrived from the east.
A Grey Seal was 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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