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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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22nd Dec

Lots of birds passing offshore again with 190 Red-throated Divers, eight Fulmars, 596 Great Crested Grebes, 350 Gannets, six Grey Plovers, 803 Kittiwakes, 47 Mediterranean Gulls west, two Sandwich Terns, four Great Skuas and 576 Razorbills. The Patch is also coming back to life with large numbers of gulls feeding there this morning and including five Caspian Gulls, two Yellow-legged Gulls and another 12 Mediterranean Gulls.

Two Common Seals, two Grey Seals and a Porpoise were also feeding offshore.