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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 10th February 2019

Norfolk News from RARE BIRD ALERT
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Norfolk Tundra Bean Goose between Wiveton +Langham still in sugar beet field at 3.20pm with Pink-footed Geese
Norfolk possible Rough-legged Buzzard NW of Choseley
Norfolk Glaucous Gull juv Cley NWT still 12.28pm by beach car park
Norfolk Glaucous Gull juv Cley NWT still 11.45am flew west over beach
Norfolk Water Pipit Titchwell RSPB still on freshmarsh from Parrinder Hide. Spotted Redshank on Volunteer Marsh
Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard juv 1.5mls south of Titchwell still at Choseley in field north of drying barns at 10.15am TF.759.423
Norfolk 12.Hawfinches Lynford Arboretum still in paddocks at 9.25am
Norfolk Glaucous Gull juv Cley NWT still just east of North Hide on dead seal on beach at 8.54am
Norfolk Hawfinch Lynford Arboretum still in confiers by hotel at 7.52am
Norfolk 3.Russian White-fronted Geese y'day between Wiveton +Langham still in sugar beet field with Pink-footed Geese