A very windy day with frequent heavy rain during the morning and again in the evening. What little interest there was, was mainly birds offshore with two Great Skuas, a Pomarine Skua, 18 Mediterranean Gulls and 44 Sandwich Terns of note.
A Firecrest was seen in the trapping area.
A Porpoise and a Grey Seal were feeding 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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