Very quiet on both land and sea. A Greenshank flew over the Observatory and was presumably the same bird seen on the RSPB Reserve later in the day. Two Yellow Wagtails and a Tree Pipit also flew over. A Great Skua flew east and the first-winter Iceland Gull and three Mediterranean Gulls were feeding at the Patch.
Four Porpoises were seen.
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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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