More wet and windy conditions restricted observations to the sea. A three hour seawatch this morning produced 148 Brent Geese, a redhead Goosander, ten Fulmars, 264 Gannets, 317 Kittiwakes and 4523 Guillemots. The regular Caspian Gull was at the fishing boats and an adult Little Gull was feeding at the Patch.
A Porpoise was feeding offshore.
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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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