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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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26th Feb

A bright and sunny day after a cold and frosty start. There were a couple of sightings of Red Kite this morning and two Marsh Harriers were hunting over the Trapping Area. There was a hint of passerine movement this morning with 20 Redwings, four Song Thrushes, four Grey Wagtails and four Greenfinches of note.

A Common Seal was feeding offshore and a Pygmy Shrew and two Bank Voles were seen on the land.