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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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18th Aug

Very quiet on the bird front with just a Balearic Shearwater offshore and 12 Willow Warblers, four Wheatear, seven Yellow Wagtails and a Tree Pipit of note on the land.

Four Porpoises and a Grey Seal were feeding offshore.

The highlights from a decent catch of moths overnight were two Cydia amplana, a Pine Hawkmoth and The Ear. A tap of the Tree Mallows in the front garden produced eight Southern Oak Bush-crickets.