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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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The wind increased through the night and by early morning was blowing to Force 9 and with frequent rain which made coverage of the land virtually impossible. The storms did bring a bit of seawatching with an excellent total of 45 Manx Shearwaters passing west during the morning and before the wind veered into the west. A total of 28 Fulmars also flew west.