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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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16th June

Six Mediterranean Gulls were feeding over the area for a time this morning when a Buzzard also passed overhead. 

Three Porpoises were feeding offshore and a Badger and both Soprano and Common Pipistrelle bats were seen this evening a the Observatory.

A small catch of moths included a Clay Triple-lines which is a much less than annual visitor to the Observatory traps. By day, a late Grizzled Skipper and the first Marbled Whites were of note 

Clay Triple-lines Cyclophora linearia   Dungeness    17th June 2022