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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 8th September 2015

Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk No Further Sign of Subalpine Warbler Kelling Water Meadows by 12:05 at seaward end in brambles by track to Kelling Hard NR25 7ED TG095436
> Norfolk Great White Egret Reported Titchwell RSPB in reedbed + 2 Spoonbill on freshmarsh & Little Stint PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk 3rd Winter Caspian Gull Cley NWT this evng on Pat's Pool NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk Spoonbill Salthouse on pool NW/of Dun Cow pub this evng NR25 7XW TG082443
> Norfolk Juvenile White-winged Black Tern Ormesby Broad late viewed from A149 at Rollesby Bridge but distant NR29 3LS TG463152
> Norfolk Juvenile Red-backed Shrike Salthouse at 17:15 near The Dun Cow pub showing well NR25 7XW TG082443
> Norfolk Great White Egret Holkham Freshmarsh at 17:05 SW/of Joe Jordan Hide
> Norfolk 11 Spoonbill Burnham Norton on marsh this a/noon + 5 Whinchat PE31 8DS TF828441
> Norfolk Juvenile Red-backed Shrike 1ml ESE/of Waxham at 15:35 just S/of Pipe Dump NR12 0DZ TG440261
> Norfolk Adult Caspian Gull Salthouse till 10;50 N/of A149 in field E/of Beach road then flew S/to ploughed field NR25 7XW TG082443
> Norfolk Yellow-browed Warbler Langham flew to trees by road to Binham
> Norfolk Adult Caspian Gull Cromer on beach just E/of pier NR27 9HE TG219423