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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.

Saturday 6th February 2016

Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk Juvenile Pallid Harrier Roydon Common NNR at 15:45 PE32 1AT TF680229
> Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard Waveney Forest flew to roost at 16:27 + Male Hen Harrier
> Norfolk Great White Egret Admiralty Point + Ringtail Hen Harrier IP25 7RP TF955057
> Norfolk Juvenile Iceland Gull King's Lynn on mud at docks early a/noon PE30 2QA TF631204
> Norfolk Female Ferruginous Duck Holkham Park 12:45 at N/end of Lake NR23 1RN
> Norfolk Juvenile Glaucous Gull Great Yarmouth N/of Waterways early mrng NR30 1EB TG531078
> Norfolk Great White Egret Holkham Freshmarsh at W/end NR23 1RN TF888439
> Norfolk 2 Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard Choseley Drying Barns mid mrng PE31 8PQ TF757420
> Norfolk Female Ferruginous Duck Holkham Park at 9:30 on lake at N/end + 2 1w Drake Scaup NR23 1QE TF950455
> Norfolk Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard S/of Choseley Drying Barns in field at 08:38 PE31 8PQ TF757420
> Norfolk 5 Hen Harrier Warham Greens NR23 1QD TF943437
> Norfolk Red-necked Grebe Burnham Overy Staithe in the main channel at 14:05
> Norfolk Ringtail Hen Harrier Waxham towards pipe dump NR12 0DZ TG440261
> Norfolk 2 Purple Sandpiper Sheringham opposite Funky Mackerel cafe NR26 8BQ TG159435
> Norfolk Female Scaup Barton Broad NR12 8AZ TG357222
> Norfolk Red-necked Grebe Brancaster Staithe at 12:10 PE31 8BJ TF794442
> Norfolk Male Golden Pheasant Wolferton Triangle on N/side at 10:20 PE35 6EJ TF672278
> Norfolk 2 Hen Harrier Warham Greens over saltmarsh at 08:45 NR23 1QD TF943437