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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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30th August

Another fairly quiet day with just a handful of migrants in the bushes and passing overhead and a trickle of birds moving through offshore. The best on offer on the land were 20 Willow Warblers, a Sedge Warbler, an early Goldcrest, four Whinchats, 16 Yellow Wagtails and a Grey Wagtail.
Nearly five hours of seawatching produced just 11 Mediterranean Gulls and five Arctic Skuas of note.

Ten Porpoises and a Grey Seal were feeding offshore.