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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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31st Dec

Most of the coverage today involved gull watching at the Patch and Point. This morning there was a first-year Iceland Gull, six Caspian Gulls and a few Mediterranean Gulls at the Patch. In the afternoon a group of 40 birds roosting at the Point included 12 Mediterranean Gulls of which three were colour-ringed.

Elsewhere, the Dusky Warbler was showing well  at times at the ARC Pit.