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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 calm, bright and cold day with most of the coverage concentrated at the Patch where there were huge numbers of gulls. However, nothing new could be found but the two first-winter Iceland Gulls were still feeding there along with the drake Eider and an adult Mediterranean Gull.
Masses of gulls at the Patch
Iceland GullLarus glaucoides juvenile/first-winter Dungeness 18th January 2017