A thoroughly miserable day with almost continuous heavy rain till dark. An early morning seawatch confirmed that there was very little movement offshore but the juvenile Glaucous Gull made a flypast and a single Mediterranean Gull was also seen. The only migrants on the land were three Chiffchaffs although conditions were very difficult to say the least.
Three Porpoises were seen.
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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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