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Corona Virus Update

We are very pleased to be accepting booking at the Observatory. 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'. 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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27th Jan

With a fresh SE wind blowing this morning there was a considerable movement offshore with just under three hours of watching producing 76 Brent Geese, 638 Red-throated Divers, 559 Gannets, a Great Skua, 153 Kittiwakes, a Little Gull and about 1800 auks

Elsewhere, the Ring-necked Duck is still showing on Cooke's Pool near Boulderwall Farm, a Slavonian Grebe on New Diggings and up to five Pink-footed Geese and three Tundra Bean Geese and a Black-necked Grebe can be seen at Scotney.