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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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A Yellow-browed Warbler in the trapping area and the Grey Phalarope still present offshore were the highlights of the day. There was also a small arrival of migrants on the land with six Firecrests, a Ring Ouzel, 40 Blackbirds and three Bullfinches of note. A seawatch in the morning produced three Eider, four Sandwich Terns, a late Common Tern, a Little Gull and seven Mediterranean Gulls.