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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.

Thursday 28th July 2016

On the sea today @500 Common Scoters, 2 Little Terns and 30 Sandwich Terns were counted. Waders included 2 Whimbrel, a Green Sandpiper and a Greenshank. A juvenile Cuckoo was also of interest.

Norfolk News from Birdnet
Norfolk 19 Spoonbill Titchwell RSPB mid mrng + 2 AD Curlew Sandpiper & 2 Spotted Redshank PE31 8BB TF759436
Norfolk 2 Garganey Buckenham Marshes RSPB from hide NR13 4HW TG351056
Norfolk 9 Garganey Strumpshaw Fen RSPB from Tower Hide at midday NR13 4HS TG341066 Norfolk Red-necked Grebe off Snettisham Coastal Park + JUV Turtle Dove TF648335
Norfolk 3 Spotted Redshank Breydon Water NR31 9QB TG464048
Norfolk Little Gull Breydon Water NR31 9QB TG464048 Norfolk 2 Wood Sandpiper Hickling Broad NWT on Rush Hill Scrape viewable from hide on Weavers Way + 4 Little Gull NR12 0BW TG429221