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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 June

Five Mediterranean Gulls were seen offshore and a Buzzard flew over. Four Black Redstarts were seen around the Power Station. There has been a small flock of Stock Doves at the Point for some time and today this increased to 29 birds.

A Grey Seal and three Porpoises were seen offshore.

Two Hummingbird Hawk-moths were seen along the power station wall but the moth traps were very disappointing.