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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.

Wednesday 30th August 2017


A Great White Egret was again at the western end of the Broadwater. At least three Stonechats were along the East bank, a Kingfisher on the Broadwater and three Eider were on the sea.

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Norfolk Black-throated Diver ad flew west past Weybourne Camp at 7.30am
Norfolk Long-tailed Skua juv flew west past Sheringham 6am-midday (+ad.Black-throated Diver)
Norfolk Glossy Ibis ad Cley NWT again near Bishop Hide early a'noon
Norfolk Pec Sand Potter Heigham Marshes still (+Little Stint Wood Sand 4.Garganey). Use car park by A149 at Lathams (£8.50 per day) +take path ENE
Norfolk Glossy Ibis ad Salthouse still north of A149 north of duckpond at 9am cTG.079.439 NR25 7XG
Norfolk Pec Sand 2.5mls SE of Brundall still at Buckenham Marshes RSPB on pool by fishermen's car park TG.348.050 NR13 4HW
Norfolk 4.Curlew Sands (all juvs) Titchwell RSPB still on freshmarsh