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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.

Thursday 16th July 2015

Highlights today included a Greenshank, 11 Black-tailed Godwits, and 4 Spoonbills over east in the evening.

Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk No Sign of Honey Buzzard Swanton Novers between 08:30 & 16:00 TG010302
> Norfolk 6 Spoonbill Titchwell RSPB on freshmarsh + 2 AD Curlew Sandpiper, 4 Spotted Redshank & Little Gull PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk Honey Buzzard E/over Holt CP at midday NR25 6SP TG082375
> Norfolk Osprey Breydon Water SW/over North Wall mid mrng NR31 9QB TG464048
> Norfolk Sooty Shearwater E/past Sheringham at 09:10 NR26 8BQ TG159435
> Norfolk 1st Summer Little Gull Breydon Water + 2 Spotted Redshank NR31 9QB TG464048
> Norfolk 4 Common Crossbill SSW/of Wymondham over Eleven Mile Lane towards Wymondham at 10:15