Another cold, wet and windy day which produced very little other than a trickle of birds offshore. Seawatching for much of the day produced just three Brent Geese, 12 Great Skuas, seven Arctic Skuas and two Mediterranean Gulls. Three Yellow-legged Gulls were also roosting on the beach.
Ten Porpoises and three Grey Seals were feeding offshore from the fishing boats.
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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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