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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE – NOA HIDES RE-OPENING FROM MONDAY 14TH SEPTEMBER 2020

The NOA is opening hides on all reserves to members again from 14th September 2020. There are still some restrictions and please be aware that these are: Face coverings will be required in all NOA hides until further notice, unless you are exempt for wearing them. Only 2 people from different households may use any hide at one time. A single household of more than two people is permitted, provided no-one else is using it. We are still not able to admit visitors inside the Observatory centre at present. We regret the inconvenience to all our members and visitors caused by the loss of use of these facilities during the first five months of the COVID-19 outbreak. Please be considerate of the restrictions we have put in place, allowing us to restore access as safely as possible. Thank you for your understanding.

Sunday 19th July 2015

A group of 5+ Crossbills flew over the village early morning.

Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk Broad-billed Sandpiper Snettisham RSPB 11.00 from Shore Hide. TF650328
> Norfolk Broad-billed Sandpiper Snettisham RSPB 08.58 from Shore Hide. TF650328
> Norfolk Broad-billed Sandpiper Snettisham RSPB S end of pits this mrng. TF650328
> Norfolk 2 Adult Spoonbill Breydon Water along S/wall opposite farm. NR31 9QB TG464048
> Norfolk 12 Spoonbill Cley NWT + 6 1s Little Gull NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk Honey Buzzard Kelling Heath NW/at 10.55 TG102419
> Norfolk 12 Spoonbill Titchwell RSPB this mrng. + 7 Little Stint, 3 Curlew Sandpiper & 3 Spotted Redshank PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk 2 Spotted Redshank Breydon Water at E/end. NR31 9QB TG464048
> Norfolk Garganey Cley NWT this mrng. NR25 7SA TG049441