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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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The Patch finally seems to be back in full working order with large numbers of gulls feeding there this morning. The highlights were a minimum of ten Caspian Gulls along with three Yellow-legged Gulls and two Mediterranean Gulls. The early seawatch produced four Velvet Scoters and an Eider of note.