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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.

Tuesday 20th March 2018

A short sea watch this morning produced 36 Eider, three Long-tailed Duck and a Velvet scoter and
a Red Kite was seen over the grazing marsh.

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Norfolk Willow Warbler male singing Sculthorpe Moor NR by Volunteer Hide at 1.55pm
Norfolk Spoonbill ad Cley NWT on Whitwell Scrape from Avocet Hide +showing well +Water Pipit
Norfolk Firecrest Sculthorpe Moor NR from Kingfisher Bridge at 12.57pm
Norfolk 6.Long-tailed Ducks Titchwell RSPB still
Norfolk Glaucous Gull flew west past Weybourne Camp
Norfolk Snow Bunting Sheringham at west end of promenade on shelter. Purple Sand on rocks below The Crown pub
Norfolk Glaucous Gull Cley flew west past beach car park at 10.50am
Norfolk Willow Tit male singing y'day Cockley Cley at FR110 by feeders. Keep to tracks
Norfolk 2.Mealy Redpolls Sculthorpe Moor NR still on feeder from Volunteer Hide at 9.26a
Norfolk 3.Great White Egrets y'day between Blackborough End +Wormegay again at Nar Valley Fisheries