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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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24th May

Very quiet with just a Buzzard seen in the Trapping Area and an Arctic Skua passing east offshore.

Four Brown Hares were seen in the evening and singles of Porpoise and Grey Seal were feeding offshore.

The first Black-tailed Skimmer of the year was seen and four Grizzled Skippers and three Brown Argus were also seen.