After the ferocity of yesterdays storm it was still pretty quiet offshore. Good numbers of gulls were feeding on the shellfish washing up onto the beach at the fishing boats but most of the interest was in the regular Iceland Gull, two Caspian Gulls, two Yellow-legged Gulls and four Mediterranean Gulls. The only notable birds passing through were nine Fulmars and three Great Skuas. The Observatory still has no electricity.
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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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