A visit to the feeding station this morning to refill was followed by a pleasant half hour watching the birds flitting round the feeders. They were mostly Great and Blue Tits but a Robin and a few Chaffinches joined in, mainly on the sprinkles. The maximum number on the large peanut feeder was 14 at any one time. Watch the action on this brief video.
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Corona Virus Update
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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