Two Willow Warblers in the bushes and two Crossbills and five Yellow Wagtails passing overhead were the only migrants of any note on the land today. The sea remains quiet with just one Mediterranean Gull of interest.
The micro-moth Acleris permutana and a Mottled Beauty were the most significant of a decent catch of moths overnight.
The Black-winged Stilt was still showing at ARC.
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Corona Virus Update
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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