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Corona Virus Update

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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12th Dec

A nice but still very cold morning resulted in a bit of movement offshore with five Pintail, 74 Wigeon, 32 Shoveler, 139 Teal, a Black-throated Diver, 245 Red-throated Divers and two Avocets of note.
The two Dartford Warblers were seen again around the New Lighthouse (with three Stonechats) and two Woodcock were flushed from bushes at the Long Pits. Three Bullfinches were in the trapping area.