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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.

Friday 28th August 2015


Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk Possible Juvenile Baltic Gull Cley NWT this evng. + AD Caspian Gull NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk Lesser Grey Shrike Cromer midday then flew SW/ NR27 9HE TG219423
> Norfolk 1st Summer Caspian Gull Cley NWT on Pat's Pool NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk Marsh Warbler Reported Snettisham RSPB briefly singing from Brambles. TF650328
> Norfolk Red-backed Shrike Kelling Water Meadows late a/noon + Wood Sandpiper NR25 7ED TG095436
> Norfolk Juvenile Red-backed Shrike Kelling Water Meadows at 12:45 NR25 7ED TG095436
> Norfolk Great White Egret Strumpshaw Fen RSPB from Tower Hide NR13 4HS TG341066
> Norfolk 2 Wryneck Winterton North Dunes NR29 4BQ TG496198
> Norfolk Juvenile Red-backed Shrike Kelling Water Meadows NR25 7ED TG095436
> Norfolk 10 Spoonbill Titchwell RSPB at 07:30 on freshmarsh + Wood Sandpiper on Patdy's Pool PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk Short-eared Owl Blakeney Freshmarsh
> Norfolk 9 Whinchat Weybourne NR25 7SR TG111435
> Norfolk Curlew Sandpiper Kelling Water Meadows + 2 Wood Sandpiper NR25 7ED TG095436
> Norfolk Arctic Tern Breydon Water NR31 9QB TG464048
> Norfolk Short-eared Owl Gramborough Hill flew/E NR25 7XW TG085441
> Norfolk Wood Sandpiper Kelling Water Meadows NR25 7ED TG095436
> Norfolk Osprey 0ver Strumpshaw Fen RSPB NR13 4HS TG341066
> Norfolk Osprey W/over Burnham Overy Dunes at 10:50
> Norfolk 2 Juvenile Curlew Sandpiper Breydon Water NR31 9QB TG464048
> Norfolk 6 Curlew Sandpiper Titchwell RSPB on freshmarsh + 15 Little Stint PE31 8BB TF759436