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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.

Friday 17th March 2017

Norfolk News from Birdnet
Norfolk Juvenile Female Pallid Harrier NNW/of North Creake flew NNW/at 13:40
Norfolk Adult White-tailed Eagle N/of North Creake flew E/over Creake Abbey at 11:18
Norfolk Great Grey Shrike NW/of Lyng N/of Lime Kiln Road mid a/noon NR9 5PX TG057183 Norfolk Great Grey Shrike SE/of New Holkham at 13:00 250yds SE/of Blunt's Corner
Norfolk Adult Black Brant Cley NWT E/of East Bank on The Serpentine with Dark-bellied Brent Geese NR25 7SA TG049441
Norfolk Hooded Crow Hickling Broad NWT on Rush Hill Scrape viewable from Weavers' Way NR12 0BW TG429221
Norfolk Male Hen Harrier Waxham flew over road NR12 0DZ TG440261
Norfolk 7 Hawfinch Lynford Arboretum in paddocks IP26 5HW TL822943
Norfolk Firecrest Lynford Arboretum at 14: 10 in willows by path at lake IP26 5HW TL822943 Norfolk 2 Waxwing Thorpe St.Andrew flew from Winceby Close area towards Thorpe Business Park at 12:15
Norfolk Hawfinch Lynford Arboretum at feeders IP26 5HW TL822943
Norfolk 13 Snow Bunting Winterton North Dunes on beach NR29 4BQ TG496198
Norfolk Red-necked Grebe Titchwell RSPB offshore PE31 8BB TF759436
Norfolk Slavonian Grebe off Titchwell RSPB + 22 Long-tailed Duck & 24 Velvet Scoter PE31 8BB TF759436
Norfolk 2 Water Pipit Titchwell RSPB on Thornham Pool + White Wagtail PE31 8BB TF759436