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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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3rd Nov

Apart from a steady westward flow of Gannets and Kittiwakes it was fairly quiet offshore with just eight Great Skuas, an Arctic Skua, 14 Sandwich Terns, two Little Gulls and 20 Mediterranean Gulls of note in over three hours of watching.
Also pretty quiet on the land with just a Fieldfare, a Grey Wagtail, 13 Bramblings and 13 Lesser Redpolls of note passing overhead and two Dartford Warblers still present on the ground.

Four Porpoise were seen offshore.

The Dotterel was still being present with Golden Plovers at ARC.