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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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21st Feb

The Iceland Gull was at the Patch along with two Caspian Gulls and two Yellow-legged Gulls. There was a hint of migration on the land with a singing Chiffchaff on the Point rather than the Trapping Area and two Fieldfares and 12 Redwings also seen. The regular Grey Wagtail was still in the power station and three Ravens flew over.

Of note from elsewhere was a very early Wheatear at Galloways Road.