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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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13th Dec

A 1.75hour seawatch this morning produced some decent numbers but not a great deal of variety. Of note were three Fulmars, 338 Kittiwakes, five Mediterranean Gulls, 545 Guillemots and 252 Razorbills. Two first-winter Caspian Gulls and two Yellow-legged Gulls were seen at the Patch. A Jack Snipe, four Chiffchaffs, a Dartford Warbler, a Brambling and a Redpoll were of note on the land.

One Porpoise was feeding offshore.