A Black-throated Diver flew east this morning and a Great Skua was loitering offshore.
There were thousands of gulls at the Patch this afternoon with the regular two first-winter Iceland Gulls still present along with two new first-winter Caspian Gulls.
For an idea of just how many gulls there are at the Patch at the moment click here and here for some short videos.
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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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