What was supposed to be a nice day was spoilt by thick fog for most of it. The juvenile Glaucous Gull was seen at the Patch and the first-winter Caspian Gull was at the fishing boats as usual. Good numbers of Red-throated Divers and Great Crested Grebes were also seen offshore. It was very quiet on the land although at least one Dartford Warbler was seen near the railway station.
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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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