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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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12th Mar

Yet more southerly winds saw another large push of Brent Geese up-channel with 2370 counted along with 104 Mediterranean Gulls but the variety of other species involved was reduced with three Velvet Scoters, two Red-breasted Mergansers and a single Sandwich Tern of interest. A good search of the land produced ten Chiffchaffs, four Firecrests, a Mistle Thrush, 14 Stonechats, three Grey Wagtails and a White Wagtail.

Seven Porpoises were feeding offshore.

Two Peacock butterflies were seen.