Two Balearic Shearwaters, 12 Whimbrel, two Sanderlings and 46 Common Terns passed west this afternoon whilst two Arctic Skuas flew east on an otherwise quiet day.
Five Porpoise and a Grey Seal were seen offshore.
A Bordered Straw was the best of a small overnight catch of moths and a Hummingbird Hawkmoth was feeding around the Observatory garden during the day.
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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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