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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.

Wednesday 8th August 2018

A Wood Sandpiper was still present on the NWT reserve pools, in the company of at least four Green Sandpipers.

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Norfolk 3.Wood Sands 1ml ESE of Potter Heigham still at Potter Heigham Marshes +3.Garganey. Use car park at Lathams (£8.50 per day) +take track ENE for 1ml NR29 5JE
Norfolk Little Stint Hickling Broad NWT on Rush Hill Scrape from Weavers' Way +Wood Sand. Use Potter Heigham village hall c'pk +walk east to church, north along Church Lane to bend then east on track, north thru wood +east NR29 5LW
Norfolk Pied Fly Great Yarmouth in St.Nicholas churchyard near Sainsbury's gate
Norfolk Spotted Crake ad 1ml ESE of Potter Heigham still 10.30am at Potter Heigham Marshes. Use car park at Lathams (£8.50 per day) +take track ENE for 1ml NR29 5JE TG.436.195
Norfolk Spotted Crake ad 1ml ESE of Potter Heigham still at Potter Heigham Marshes near The Holt on Candledyke at 8.30am. Use car park at Lathams (£8.50 per day) +take track ENE for 1ml NR29 5JE TG.436.195
Norfolk 21.Spoonbills Titchwell RSPB +2.Spotted Redshanks still