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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 29th July 2018

A Wood Sandpiper was showing well at the NWT hides with 5 Green and one Common Sandpiper also noted.

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Norfolk 8,542.Swifts flew south past Hemsby 5.50-7.20am
Norfolk SEMIPALMATED SAND ad still 1.07pm 3mls SW of Snettisham at Snettisham RSPB on The Wash just north of jetty +showing well. Use car park off Beach Road then walk south TF.648.312 PE31 7RA
Norfolk 2.Curlew Sands (both ads) Snettisham RSPB
Norfolk SEMIPALMATED SAND ad still this a'noon 3mls SW of Snettisham at Snettisham RSPB on mud by jetty +showing well. Use car park off Beach Road then walk south TF.648.312 PE31 7RA
Norfolk SEMIPALMATED SAND ad still 11.31am 3mls SW of Snettisham at Snettisham RSPB on mud by jetty. Use car park off Beach Road TF.648.312 PE31 7RA
Norfolk SEMIPALMATED SAND ad still 10.31am 3mls SW of Snettisham at Snettisham RSPB from 1st hide near jetty +showing well. Use car park off Beach Road TF.648.312 PE31 7RA
Norfolk SEMIPALMATED SAND ad still 10.10am 3mls SW of Snettisham at Snettisham RSPB from 1st hide near jetty +showing well. Use car park off Beach Road TF.648.312 PE31 7RA
Norfolk Wood Sand Cley NWT at 9am +2.Garganey
Norfolk SEMIPALMATED SAND ad still 9.18am 3mls SW of Snettisham at Snettisham RSPB from 1st hide near jetty +showing well. Use car park off Beach Road TF.648.312 PE31 7RA
Norfolk SEMIPALMATED SAND ad Snettisham RSPB from 1st hide near jetty at 8.56am +showing well
Norfolk LESSER YELLOWLEGS ad Titchwell RSPB still on Tidal Pool (+7.Spoonbills 7.Curlew Sands Little Stint Little Gull) PE31 8BB
Norfolk 4.Wood Sands 1ml ESE of Potter Heigham at Potter Heigham Marshes. Use car park at Lathams (£8.50 per day) +take track ENE for 1ml NR29 5JE