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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.

Monday 10th July 2017

Moth highlights today included 3 Pine Hawks and an Elephant Hawk among a catch of 74 species.

Norfolk News from RARE BIRD ALERT
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Norfolk 10.Spotted Redshanks Titchwell RSPB +557.Avocets
Norfolk Great White Egret Titchwell RSPB in Thornham Channel
Norfolk BLACK-WINGED STILT still Potter Heigham Marshes at 8am +ad.Cattle Egret still (+3.Spoonbills 2.Common Cranes). Use c'pk at Lathams (£8.50 per day) +take path ENE for 1ml +view north from bank
Norfolk 5.Spoonbills Cley NWT +Spotted Redshank
Norfolk 2.Turtle Doves Titchwell RSPB in car park
Norfolk Garganey ecl.drk Titchwell RSPB still on freshmarsh TF.750.438 PE31 8BB
Norfolk 3.Little Gulls (1.ad) Breydon Water +Spotted Redshank
Norfolk 4.Spoonbills Titchwell RSPB still on freshmarsh +5.Spotted Redshanks 2.1s.Little Gulls