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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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24th May

Very quiet with a Manx Shearwater offshore this evening and a Buzzard and four Corn Buntings of note this morning.

A Porpoise was seen offshore and a Badger came into the Observatory garden again this evening.

The run of unusual moths caught at the traps continues with the best of this mornings catch being our fourth record of Pretty Chalk Carpet along with a couple of Bordered Straws and 12 Silver Y's also of note. A Grizzled Skipper was seen in the Moat.

Pretty Chalk Carpet Melanthia procellata   Dungeness   24th May 2022