Another miserable morning of rain and very poor visibility. The two Glaucous Gulls were seen at various times during the day and an adult Mediterranean Gull was also seen off the the fishing boats.
The best of the birds on the land were a Mistle Thrush, five Song Thrushes and two Bullfinches.
A Porpoise was feeding with the Cormorants offshore.
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Corona Virus Update
We are very pleased to be planning on opening the Observatory to visitors with numbers being limited because of shared facilities. 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' from May 18th. However, The 'Rule of 6' applies and face coverings are still mandatory in the hides. Sanitiser and spray will be provided to clean down the handles and closures in the hide after you have used it.
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