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Corona Virus Update

We are very pleased to be accepting booking at the Observatory. 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'. 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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30th Aug

A cool, damp and breezy day which produced very little. A Garden Warbler and two Pied Flycatchers were seen in the Moat. Offshore, 21 Sanderling, a Mediterranean Gull, 123 Sandwich Terns and 15 Arctic Skuas were of note.

Three Porpoises and a Grey Seal were feeding offshore.

The highlight from the moth trap was a Tree-lichen Beauty but it was high up on the wall and evaded capture.