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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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5th Dec

All the interest was offshore with coverage for much of the day producing a spectacular movement of over 13,000 Kittiwakes and along with four Pintails, a Velvet Scoter, a Black-throated Diver, 1709 Gannets, ten Mediterranean Gulls, a Little Gull, 30 Sandwich Terns, two Great Skuas and the rare bird the day, a Little Auk. Two Caspian Gulls (a first-winter and a second-winter) and an adult Yellow-legged Gull were seen in the gull roost at the Point.

A Grey Seal was also seen.