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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.

Holme Bird Observatory Tuesday 18th June 2019

Norfolk News from RARE BIRD ALERT
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Norfolk Caspian Gull 2s still late morning Cromer on beach
Norfolk no news on male.Lesser Grey Shrike Horsey north of Nelson Head Track 200yds west of green shed NR29 4AD TG.471.231
Norfolk Continental Black-tailed Godwit (nominate form limosa) ad.fem Cley NWT still on Pat's Pool from Daukes' Hide at 9.51am
Norfolk 2.Spoonbills Cley NWT on Simmonds' Scrape from Daukes' Hide at 9.48am. 1s.Little Gull on Pat's Pool
Norfolk 3.Spoonbills Titchwell RSPB on freshmarsh still. 2.Spotted Redshanks on Thornham Marsh
Norfolk Great White Egret Breydon Water +Spoonbill
Norfolk Caspian Gull 2s Cromer on beach
Norfolk 6+Spoonbills y'day 1ml ESE of Potter Heigham at Potter Heigham Marshes late evng. Use car park at Lathams (£8.50 per day) +take track ENE 1ml NR29 5JE TG.436.195