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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 4th August 2105

Highlights today included a singing Turtle Dove along the reserve approach road near Redwell Marsh, two Med Gulls, and single Greenshank and Whimbrel.

Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk 5 Spoonbill Cley NWT + Little Gull & 14 Yellow-legged Gull (10 Adult + Juvenile + 1st Summer + 2 2nd Summer) NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk Near Adult Caspian Gull Cley NWT at 08:20 on Simmond's Scrape NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk 6 Spoonbill Burnham Norton this a/noon on marsh PE31 8DS TF828441
> Norfolk 14 Spoonbill Titchwell RSPB on freshmarsh PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk 2 Spoonbill Breydon Water 09:30 at E/end + 2 Curlew Sandpiper & 2 Spotted Redshank NR31 9QB TG464048
> Norfolk 2 Spoonbill Breydon Water till 06:50 at E/end N/of Lumps then flew SW/ NR31 9QB TG464048