Very little to report on a cool, breezy morning. Two hours of seawatching produced five Mediterranean Gulls, three Great Skuas and seven Arctic Skuas of note.
One Porpoise was seen offshore.
A bat trapping session at the Long Pits with the local bat groups produced eight Nathusius's Pipistrelles and a Whiskered Bat.
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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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