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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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26th Sep

Still tough going in the very cold and strong NW winds. Two Snipe coming in off the sea and ten Arctic Skuas were the best of a meagre offering from offshore while visible migration included just 100 Meadow Pipits, six Redpolls, 30 Siskins and four Reed Buntings. A Merlin was also hunting in the area.

Four Porpoises and two Grey Seals were feeding offshore.