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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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25th Mar

Most of the days interest was in an overhead movement of finches with another very high count of 140 Siskins of particular note along with 55 Chaffinches, nine Bramblings, a Crossbill and 16 Goldfinches and a Rock Pipit and 75 Jackdaws. The rarest bird of the day was a female Bullfinch in the Trapping Area. It was very quiet offshore.

Three Porpoises were seen.