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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 22nd June 2018

A beautiful sunny day. Two pairs of Little Terns were fishing along the Broadwater.

Moths included Elephant and Small Elephant Hawk Moth.

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Norfolk Great White Egret 1ml ESE of Potter Heigham still at Potter Heigham Marshes +Spotted Redshank. Use c'pk by A149 at Lathams (£8.50 per day) +take track ENE for 3/4ml NR29 5JE
Norfolk Pied Crow Cromer still early a'noon on seafront between No.1 Fish Bar +Cliftonville Hotel +showing well
Norfolk Pied Crow Cromer till 9.40am at Runton Road car park then flew west NR27 9AU
Norfolk Pied Crow Cromer still at Runton Road car park NR27 9AU
Norfolk 10.Little Gulls Titchwell RSPB still on freshmarsh