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Corona Virus Update

We are very pleased to be accepting booking at the Observatory. 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'. 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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7th June

An entertaining but at times frustrating first few hours of the day with both a Bee-eater and a Serin being seen (or more often heard) on several occasions between the Observatory and the Point. Both were last seen at about 0925hrs.
A two-hour seawatch this afternoon produced a party of three Arctic Skua passing east and a party of three Eiders flying west.

Seven Porpoises were also seen.