An extremely warm and windless start to the day, although with very few notable birds.
A few small mixed flocks of Swallows and Sand Martins were the only obvious migrants moving south.
On the sea, eight Common Scoter flew west and two Gannets slowly drifted east. The Patch was largely empty of gulls and terns this afternoon while the beach was largely filled with fishermen.
A single Grey Seal was seen up near the Lifeboat Station.
Elsewhere, a Wood Sandpiper was present on ARC pit this evening.
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Corona Virus Update
We are very pleased to be accepting bookings 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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