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Corona Virus Update

We are very pleased to be planning on opening the Observatory to visitors with numbers being limited because of shared facilities. 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' from May 18th. However, The 'Rule of 6' applies and face coverings are still mandatory in the hides. Sanitiser and spray will be provided to clean down the handles and closures in the hide after you have used it.

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The Trustees.

14th Mar

A Merlin, a Woodlark and a Rock Pipit came in from the south while a Jack Snipe, seven Snipe, seven Chiffchaffs and a Firecrest were of note on the land. The sea was very quiet with just 85 Brent Geese and an Eider of note and nothing could be found among the gulls.

One Porpoise was seen offshore.