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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.

Sunday 15th July 2018

Highlights today were a Greenshank and 2 Green Sandpipers on the NWT reserve and a Yellow Wagtail flew over the Observatory calling.

Moths were disappointing with just 37 species including a Slender Brindle and a Nut-tree Tussock

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Norfolk Great White Egret Welney WWT still. Reserve open 9.30am-5pm. Admission £7.90 for non-members. Memberships from £52; concessions £42 PE14 9TN
Norfolk Black Tern Snettisham RSPB this morning
Norfolk 2.Spoonbills (ad +juv) Welney WWT still from Lyle Hide. Reserve open 9.30am-5pm. Admission £7.90 for non-members. Memberships from £52; concessions £42 PE14 9TN
Norfolk 2.Spoonbills 1ml ESE of Potter Heigham still at Potter Heigham Marshes on NW pool +Great White Egret still. Use c'pk by A149 at Lathams (£8.50 per day) +take track ENE for 3/4ml NR29 5JE
Norfolk Black Tern Rollesby Broad
Norfolk Cattle Egret still NE of Dickleburgh at Dickleburgh Moor east of Norwich Road TM.171.834
Norfolk 7.Spoonbills Titchwell RSPB still on tidal pool