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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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22nd July

A breezy day with a westerly movement of birds offshore including 81 Whimbrel, six Greenshanks, two Arctic Skuas, 30 Little Terns and a juvenile Mediterranean Gull.
Overhead, 400 Swifts and 45 Sand Martins were the only obvious migrants.

Six Porpoises and a Common Seal were feeding offshore.

The best of the moths were a Svennson's Copper Underwing and three Langmaid's Yellow Underwings.

A Wasp Spider was seen at the northern end of the Long Pits.