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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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16th June

Warm and sunny for most of the day but with a spectacular thunderstorm in the evening. Thirty Mediterranean Gulls were feeding at the Patch. Three male Black Redstarts were singing again as they re-establish their breeding territories for another brood.

Three Porpoises were feeding offshore.

The first Meadow Brown of the year was seen and five Holly Blues were seen in the Old Lighthouse Garden including a mating/egg-laying pair. Ten Rest Harrow moths were seen in a late morning search.