A bright, sunny day but quite cold. Huge numbers of gulls remain offshore but only three Mediterranean Gulls were found among them.
Five Long-tailed Tits were seen in the trapping area.
A Brown Hare was near the fishing boats.
Elsewhere, a Red-necked Grebe was found at the western end of the ARC Pit, a Whooper Swan was seen at Scotney and Water Pipits increased to a remarkable 17 birds in the Hayfields at Dengemarsh.
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Corona Virus Update
We are very pleased to be accepting booking at the Observatory. 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'. 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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