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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.

Tuesday 28th July 2015

An unsettled day weather wise, with little of note, the highlight being a Yellowhammer along the East bank, an usual bird for the reserve, a Green Woodpecker in the pines and the summering Common Scoter flock present offshore.

Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk 7 Spoonbill Titchwell RSPB + Bittern & 7 Red-crested Pochard PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk 16 Spoonbill Stiffkey Fen 13:00 NR23 1QW TF990438
> Norfolk Spoonbill Cley NWT on North Scrape + Curlew Sandpiper & 7 Little Gull NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk Female Garganey Titchwell RSPB on Patsy's Reedbed this a/noon PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk Arctic Skua past Sheringham + 5 Arctic Tern & Little Gull NR26 8BQ TG159435