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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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23rd Feb

Yet another miserable day with constant drizzle/light rain and gale force winds for much of the day. Huge numbers continue to feed offshore and roost on the beach and today included the juvenile Iceland Gull, an adult Caspian Gull and two Yellow-legged Gulls

Iceland Gull Larus glaucoides   juvenile   Dungeness   23rd February 2020
At least three Common Seals were also feeding offshore.

Common Seal Phoca vitulina   Dungeness   23rd February 2020