A Yellow Wagtail flew over the Observatory this morning and 600 Swifts flew west along the coast this evening.
Seven Mediterranean Gulls were the best from over two hours of seawatching.
The first Sussex Emerald was trapped overnight along with a Sitochroa palealis.
Mammals seen today included four Porpoise and Grey Seal offshore and two Brown Hares in the Deserts
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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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