A mainly bright and sunny but cold day. A 75 minute seawatch this morning produced six Fulmars and 128 Kittiwakes flying west. Large numbers of gulls feeding offshore this afternoon included an adult Mediterranean Gull.
It was quiet again on the land with a Snipe and five Long-tailed Tits of note.
Two Common Seals were feeding offshore and a Brown Hare was seen at the fishing boats.
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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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