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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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11th July

Singles of Whimbrel and Curlew and seven Yellow Wagtails overhead were about the only migrant birds to be seen in the Observatory area.

There were hundreds of moth in the traps last night but the only moths of note were an Engrailed, 13 Sussex Emeralds and a Silky Wainscot.

Silky Wainscot Chilodes maritimus f.bipunctata   Dungeness   11th July 2022