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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.

Monday 19th February 2018

Norfolk News from RARE BIRD ALERT
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Norfolk Great White Egret Caister-on-Sea still west of bypass
Norfolk probable Coues's Arctic Redpoll Kelling in turnip field east of crossroads (+2+Mealy Redpolls. 20+Snow Buntings in ploughed field near layby TG.089.431)
Norfolk Iceland Gull juv Buxton still at farm by Lion Road at 11am (for 43rd day) TG.226.229
Norfolk 50+Snow Buntings east of Salthouse still in stubble field by A149 at 12.29pm
Norfolk 12.possible Parrot Crossbills y'day 1ml NW of Horsford +SW of B1149 Holt Road/ Haveringland Road junction at Houghen Plantation at St.Faith's Common 300yds south of car park in ditch by line of pines early a'noon TG.183.173
Norfolk 9.Shorelarks Holkham Bay still on saltmarsh 1ml east of Holkham Gap