Three Barnacle Goose flying over the area this morning was the dubious avian highlight of the day.
At least two Brown Hares were seen near the Sanctuary and a Grey Seal was feeding offshore.
The first Large Skippers and Meadow Brown of the year were seen and seven Variable Damselflies were seen at the northern end of the Long Pits.
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Corona Virus Update
We are very pleased to be planning on opening the Observatory to visitors with numbers being limited because of shared facilities. 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' from May 18th. However, The 'Rule of 6' applies and face coverings are still mandatory in the hides. Sanitiser and spray will be provided to clean down the handles and closures in the hide after you have used it.
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