Yet another very miserable day with strong winds and almost continuous rain. The sea was very quiet other than a steady trickle of Gannets and Kittiwakes. An adult Caspian Gull was briefly among the birds roosting on the beach where a Merlin was also hunting.
Also very quiet on the land except for a Brambling at the feeding station in the trapping area.
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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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