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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 July

An excellent total of 1045 Swifts passed overhead along with eight Sand Martins and six Yellow Wagtails but there was very little else on the land. There was very little movement offshore with just five Whimbrel of note but a resurgence of the Patch attracted 68 Mediterranean Gulls and 14 Yellow-legged Gulls.

Two each of Porpoise and Grey Seal were seen offshore.