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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 1st June 2017

Norfolk News from RARE BIRD ALERT
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Norfolk Quail male singing last night Repps in field SE of church
Norfolk RED-FOOTED FALCON 1s.male between Weybourn +Sheringham flew SE towards Upper Sheringham at 7am
Norfolk Curlew Sand Breydon Water still +2.Spoonbills still
Norfolk SAVI'S WARBLER singing still Hickling Broad by Weavers' Way 50yds west of Rush Hill Scrape hide at 9.05am
Norfolk Spoonbill flew east over Burnham Overy at 10.41am
Norfolk Little Gull 1s Titchwell RSPB on freshmarsh +Continental Black-tailed Godwit
Norfolk 2.Caspian Gulls (both 1s) Great Cressingham in flooded pig field by A1065 junction