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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 10th July 2018

On the sea today 10 Common Scoters, 8 Fulmars, 20 Gannets, 7 Little Terns, 402 Sandwich Terns, 6 Common Terns, 3 Kittiwakes, 6 Little Gulls, and 2 Med Gulls were of note.

Moth highlights were another Beautiful Hook-tip, Eyed, Pine and Elephant Hawks, a Buff Tip, 2 Oak Eggars, a Kent Black Arches and a Wormwood Pug

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Norfolk Cattle Egret still NE of Dickleburgh at Dickleburgh Moor east of Norwich Road at 2.45pm TM.171.834
Norfolk Honey Buzzard male 1.5mls SSW of Swanton Novers again by Fulmodeston Road near pines from raptor watchpoint at 11.58am tho elusive TG.009.302 NR21 0NG
Norfolk Little Gull flew west past Weybourne Camp by 9.30am
Norfolk Garganey y'day Welney WWT
Norfolk Temminck's Stint still Titchwell RSPB on freshmarsh (+7.Spotted Redshanks still +9.Little Gulls still) TF.750.438 PE31 8BB