Good numbers of Gannnets, Guillemots and Kittiwakes moved west again this morning in the continuing stormy conditions and the number of gulls feeding along the strandline also increased but the only significant arrival was a first-winter Little Gull. The regular first-winter Caspian Gull was still present.
A Firecrest was seen at the northern end of the Long Pits and two Shovelers were also on the pits.
Two Porpoises were seen 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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