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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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1st June

A Garganey and a Great Skua flew east and three Mediterranean Gulls flew west this morning while an evening watch produced a party of three Pomarine Skuas
Very quiet on the land with just a Corn Bunting of note.

Mammals seen today included a minimum of 21 Porpoises and two Grey Seals offshore and a Weasel and a Brown Hare on the land.

Two Red-eared Terrapins were sunning themselves in the warm weather at the Long Pits.