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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.

Sunday 25th June 2017

A total of 3 Spoonbills were in the area during the day. Moths included 2 Privet Hawks, Pine and Poplar Hawks, a Rosy Footman and another Red-necked Footman.

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Norfolk Red-backed Shrike male singing still 2.40pm NNE of Burgh Castle at Breydon Water South Wall by Pump House tho distant. Walk NNW then ENE along public footpath from church west of Burgh Castle for 1.75mls TG.489.064
Norfolk Red-backed Shrike male still 2.15pm NNE of Burgh Castle at Breydon Water South Wall by Pump House. Walk NNW then ENE along public footpath from church west of Burgh Castle for 1.75mls TG.489.064
Norfolk Red-backed Shrike male still 1.15pm NNE of Burgh Castle at Breydon Water South Wall by Pump House. Walk NNW then ENE along public footpath from church west of Burgh Castle for 1.75mls TG.489.064
Norfolk Spoonbill Cley NWT still
Norfolk Wood Sand Potter Heigham Marshes on pool on west path beyond gate with 'bull in field' sign at north end at 12.54pm. Use car park at Lathams (£8.50 per day) +take Middle Wall footpath ENE for 1ml NR29 5JE
Norfolk Red-backed Shrike male NNE of Burgh Castle at Breydon Water South Wall by Pump House. Walk NNW then ENE along public footpath from church west of Burgh Castle TG.489.064
Norfolk Red-backed Shrike male NNE of Burgh Castle at Breydon Water South Wall by Pump House. Walk NNW then ENE along public footpath from church west of Burgh Castle for 1.75mls TG.489.064
Norfolk 6.BLACK-WINGED STILTS (male fem 4.young) still Potter Heigham Marshes at 12.22pm. Use car park at Lathams (£8.50 per day) +take footpath ENE for 1ml TG.437.194 NR29 5JE
Norfolk 2.BLACK-WINGED STILTS (male +fem) still Potter Heigham Marshes at 11.53am (+14.Spoonbills still). Use car park at Lathams (£8.50 per day) +take footpath ENE for 1ml TG.437.194 NR29 5JE
Norfolk 6+Spoonbills Holme on Hun Pool
Norfolk Spotted Redshank Potter Heigham Marshes at 10.19am. Use car park at Lathams (£8.50 per day) +take Middle Wall footpath ENE for 1ml NR29 5JE
Norfolk Cattle Egret again Potter Heigham Marshes at 10.19am. Use car park at Lathams (£8.50 per day) +take Middle Wall footpath ENE for 1ml NR29 5JE
Norfolk 6.Little Gulls (all 1s) Cley NWT still on Arnold's Marsh
Norfolk Turtle Dove Titchwell RSPB still in car park
Norfolk 25.Spoonbills 1ml ENE of Stiffkey just north of A149 at Stiffkey Fen. Use A149 layby, walk east +take footpath north along west side of River Stiffkey TF.983.437
Norfolk 5.Spoonbills Titchwell RSPB on freshmarsh +Spotted Redshank Little Gull