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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 Wednesday 19th June 2019

Norfolk News from RARE BIRD ALERT
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Norfolk Purple Heron ad still 1.50pm Titchwell RSPB flew over Patsy's Reedbed PE31 8BB
Norfolk Purple Heron ad still 12.07pm Titchwell RSPB flew to SE corner PE31 8BB
Norfolk Green-winged Teal drk Cley NWT on Pat's Pool from Daukes' Hide at 11.15am
Norfolk Purple Heron ad still Titchwell RSPB by dead trees at Patsy's Pool at 9.40am PE31 8BB
Norfolk 3.Spoonbills (1.ad) Cley NWT on Simmonds' Scrape from Daukes' Hide at 9.54am +ad.fem Continental Black-tailed Godwit (colour-ringed) still
Norfolk Spotted Crake male singing Welney WWT still. Reserve open 9.30am-5pm. Admission £7.90 for non-members. Memberships from £52; concessions £42 PE14 9TN
Norfolk 6.Spoonbills Titchwell RSPB +6.Spotted Redshanks