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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.

Monday 17th August 2015


Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk Icterine Warbler Burnham Overy showing well at 17:40. PE31 8JJ TF853449
> Norfolk Honey Buzzard Warham Greens flew W at 17:40. NR23 1QD TF943437
> Norfolk Icterine Warbler Burnham Overy at 12:57 showing well at the start of boardwalk. PE31 8JJ TF853449
> Norfolk 21 Spoonbill Stiffkey Fen at 11:10 this mrng. NR23 1QW TF990438
> Norfolk 2 Wood Sandpiper Cley NWT + 2 Little Gull & 2 JUV Continental Black-tailed Godwit NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk Black Tern Blakeney Point mid-mrng. + 2 Little Gull NR25 7DJ TG007464
> Norfolk 2 Wood Sandpiper Cley NWT at midday. + Curlew Sandpiper NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk Adult Curlew Sandpiper Cley NWT on Pat's Pool. + Wood Sandpiper NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk Osprey flew/W Blakeney Point at 11:00. NR25 7DJ TG007464