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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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2nd Mar

A handful of migrants dropped in during the day including two Firecrests, three Chiffchaffs and two Black Redstarts and the Wood Lark was seen again near the Old School House.
It was quiet for passage offshore but still plenty of gulls present with the highlight being the second calendar year Glaucous Gull again. Three Caspian Gulls and six Mediterranean Gulls were also seen.



Glaucous Gull Larus hyperboreus   2cy   Dungeness   2nd March 2020
Gulls off Dungeness   2nd March 2020
Two Porpoises were feeding offshore.