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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 Friday 21st February 2020

On the sea today 5 Eiders, 11 Red-breasted Mergansers and a Red-throated Diver were of note, with Great White Egret again seen on the marsh, Barn and Tawny Owl also seen, and a Bullfinch along the approach road.

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Norfolk 4.Common Cranes between Acle Bridge +Billockby still in stubble field from barn this a'noon TG.420.124
Norfolk BLUE-HEADED EASTERN YELLOW WAGTAIL (nominate form tschutschensis) 1w.male still 1.12pm 1ml north of Sedgeford by Ringstead Road 1/3ml NE of Shaw Farm on dung heaps PE36 5NH TF.714.380
Norfolk Common Crane between Acle Bridge +Billockby still in stubble field from barn at 2.30pm. 3.Common Cranes flew over road towards Hickley