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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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Rain and flat calm throughout the morning made for a fairly uneventful days birding. The best of the migrants on the land were a Mistle Thrush, four Redwings, eight Firecrests and 20 Chaffinches. There was virtually no movement offshore and very few gulls at the Patch although they did include a first-winter Caspian Gull.