The first nice day in ages produced a handful of birds on the land and more of the same offshore. The best on the land were a Water Rail, a Woodcock, two Firecrests, five Song Thrushes, the first Mistle Thrush of the year and a Brambling.
An adult Mediterranean Gull was feeding at the Patch.
Four Porpoises and 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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