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We are very pleased to be accepting booking at the Observatory. In order to keep staff and visitors as safe as possible, we will be requesting 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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8th Feb

A very stormy day with about 400 Brent Geese moving up-channel and big numbers of gulls including an adult Mediterranean Gull and a first-winter Caspian Gull, a Great Skua and a 1000+ Guillemots.
There was no coverage of the bushes.
Caspian Gull Larus cachinnans   first-winter   Dungeness   8th February 2019
A Common Seal and a Grey Seal were also feeding offshore. 

Elsewhere, the two Whooper Swans and three Cattle Egrets continue to feed in the fields at Cockles Bridge and a drake Smew can be seen on Burrowes Pit.