A bright and sunny but very frosty morning with a trickle of birds passing overhead and little in the way of grounded migrants. A Woodlark, 33 Skylarks, six Bramblings, nine Crossbills, 35 Redpolls and 30 Siskins overhead were noteworthy as was a Woodcock and a Ring Ouzel seen in the trapping area. A flock of 560 Kittiwakes feeding offshore was also of note.
One Porpoise was seen offshore.
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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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