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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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14th Dec

Seawatching again dominated proceedings with the two sessions during the day producing 182 Red-throated Divers, a Red-necked Grebe, 480 Gannets, 1275 Kittiwakes, 30 Mediterranean Gulls, four Sandwich Terns, 4100 Guillemots and 1600 Razorbills passing west. Reflecting how unseasonably warm it is at the moment there was the first up-channel movement of 411 Brent Geese.

A brief visit to the bushes produced a Chiffchaff and two Firecrests.

The ARC Car Park Dusky Warbler was still showing occasionally.