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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 14th May 2018

An Eyed Hawk moth in the trap was the highlight today, with Green Hairstreak, Small Copper and Small Heath butterfly also seen.

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Norfolk Black Redstart 1w.male singing still Norwich at All Saint's Green +Queens Road at 8.40am
Norfolk 6.Curlew Sands Potter Heigham Marshes on north side at 9am +2.drk.Garganey but no sign of Wood Sand nor Spotted Redshank
Norfolk 4.Spoonbills y'day Holkham Freshmarsh from Joe Jordan Hide +3.Great White Egrets
Norfolk 3.Great White Egrets y'day Wells flew over Station Road at 11.27am
Norfolk Garganey drk Cley NWT on Simmonds' Scrape at 10.24am
Norfolk Garganey drk Burnham Overy flew east over harbour at 9.57am
Norfolk Spoonbill Breydon Water till 8.25am at east end then flew south
Norfolk Spoonbill Breydon Water again at east end