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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.

Friday 11th May 2018

Norfolk News from RARE BIRD ALERT
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Norfolk Temminck's Stint still 1.16pm 2.5mls SE of Brundall at Buckenham Marshes RSPB from fishermen's car park NR13 4HW
Norfolk Temminck's Stint still 2.5mls SE of Brundall at Buckenham Marshes RSPB from hide NR13 4HW
Norfolk Temminck's Stint reported still Buckenham Marshes RSPB
Norfolk 2.Garganey (both drks) 1ml ESE of Potter Heigham still at Potter Heigham Marshe +Little Gull. Use car park by A149 at Lathams (£8.50 per day) +take track ENE for 3/4ml NR29 5JE
Norfolk Black Redstart male singing Norwich on roof of John Lewis at 6.15am
Norfolk Honey Buzzard Titchwell RSPB flew south over Thornham Marsh at 10.25am
Norfolk 2.Garganey (both drks) Kelling Water Meadow on pool at 8.30am
Norfolk Black Redstart 1w.male singing still Norwich at Rose Lane Community Garden +Travelodge +King's Street