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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 May

Two good birds this morning with a Serin flying in over the Point at 0720hrs followed later by a Bee-eater which flew between Southview and the two lighthouses for a few minutes around 0830hrs before heading out to sea.
Offshore, good numbers of Common Scoters, Gannets and Sandwich Terns flew east along with two Shovelers and a Black-throated Diver

A Brown Hare was seen on the land.

Three Hummingbird Hawkmoths were seen and butterflies included ten Painted Ladies.