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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 Monday 10th June 2019

A wet day with increasing northerly winds, the main highlight was the moth catch of 46 species including Pine and Small Elephant Hawk Moth.

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Norfolk Spoonbill Breydon Water at high tide tho distant
Norfolk 2.Cattle Egrets Burnham Overy Marshes still mid a'noon then flew east
Norfolk 3.Spoonbills Titchwell RSPB
Norfolk LESSER GREY SHRIKE ad.male still this a'noon Horsey north of Nelson Head Track at coastal path junction near green shed NR29 4AD cTG.471.231
Norfolk LESSER GREY SHRIKE ad.male still late morning Horsey north of Nelson Head Track at coastal path junction near green shed NR29 4AD cTG.471.231
Norfolk LESSER GREY SHRIKE ad.male still 8.57am Horsey north of Nelson Head Track near green shed NR29 4AD cTG.471.231
Norfolk Quail y'day Reedham Ferry
Norfolk LESSER GREY SHRIKE ad.male still Horsey north of Nelson Head Track c200yds west of green shed NR29 4AD