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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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28th Oct

A cold, calm morning produced a few birds in the bushes and flying overhead but the sea was very quiet. The highlights of the day were a Yellow-browed Warbler and a Siberian Chiffchaff along with two Woodcocks, a large arrival of Blue Tits, seven Firecrests, 60 Goldcrests, a Mistle Thrush, a Grey Wagtail, a Rock Pipit, 12 Bramblings, a male Bullfinch, 14 Redpolls and 15 Siskins.
Yellow-browed Warbler Phylloscopus inornatus   Dungeness   28th October 2019





Siberian Chiffchaff Phylloscopus colybitta (tristis)   28th October 2019
 A Brown Hare was also seen.