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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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30th June

A Green Sandpiper and 200 Swifts flew over in the evening and a Mediterranean Gull was feeding offshore.

Sweep-netting in the Trapping Area proved productive with a Heath Shieldbug and four Mottled Shieldbugs caught along with three very large, green lacewings believed to be Nineta flava, 23 nymph Sickle-bearing Bush-crickets and a Red-thighed Bee Epeolus cruciger, A pheromone lure set in the Trapping Area caught two Lunar Hornet moths while the more conventional moth traps also produced two Bordered Straws and two Langmaid's Yellow Underwings