A morning with strong and increasing, very cold south easterly winds and heavy rain at times. Over four hours of seawatching produced eight Eider, 1282 Gannets, three Fulmars, 1312 Kittiwakes, eight Mediterranean Gulls, 775 Guillemots, 125 Razorbills and 668 auks sp. An adult and a first-winter Caspian Gull were among the gull flock gathering at 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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