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We are very pleased to be planning on opening the Observatory to visitors with numbers being limited because of shared facilities. 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' from May 18th. However, The 'Rule of 6' applies and face coverings are still mandatory in the hides. Sanitiser and spray will be provided to clean down the handles and closures in the hide after you have used it.

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23rd June

A Grey Wagtail was the only bird of note.

Two Porpoises and a Grey Seal were feeding offshore.

The days obvious highlights were actually elsewhere today. A Gull-billed Tern which was first seen at ARC yesterday evening eventually reappeared in the afternoon and gave excellent views. A Black-winged Stilt was also found at the western end of ARC Pit.







Gull-billed Tern Gelochidon nilotica   ARC, Dungeness   23rd June 2020