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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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9th May

Very quiet on both land and sea. Just two Yellow Wagtails flew over and a 2.5hrs seawatch this morning produced just a Grey Plover, a Sanderling and seven Bar-tailed Godwits of any interest.


Butterflies were quite good today with the first three Brown Argus being seen along with three Holly Blues and six Grizzled Skippers