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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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28th May

There was little sign of any migration on the land and the sea was very quiet but still provided the bird of the day in the form of a Puffin which flew east with three Guillemots. An adult Mediterranean Gull was feeding at the Patch. Two  broods of Black Redstart were seen and several young Stonechats were on the wing but there has been no sign of any young Wheatears as yet.

Six Porpoises and a Grey Seal were feeding offshore.