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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 26th March 2018

A quiet day with surprisingly little bird activity, but a Brimstone butterfly was around the Observatory and in the moth traps a Dotted Border, 2 Shoulder Stripe, a Mottled Grey and 2 Hebrew Characters were of interest.

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Norfolk Great White Egret Holkham Freshmarsh from Joe Jordan Hide stil +3.Spoonbills
Norfolk Garganey drk still 2mls WNW of Bintree on flood by Bintree Mill mid a'noon
Norfolk 2.Spoonbills Holkham Freshmarsh from Joe Jordan Hide
Norfolk Spoonbill Cley NWT still on Watling Water from Babcock Hide this a'noon
Norfolk no sign of drk.Garganey 2mls WNW of Bintree on flood by Bintree Mill at midday
Norfolk Caspian Gull 1w flew west past Sidestrand