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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 Tuesday 23rd July 2019

A Great White Egret was present on the Broadwater early morning, with at least eight Little Egrets also present.

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Norfolk SEMIPALMATED SANDPIPER ad still mid a'noon Titchwell RSPB
Norfolk Little Gull 1s Cley NWT still on Simmonds' Scrape this morning +Spotted Redshank still
Norfolk 2.Common Cranes Welney WWT still at Lady Fen
Norfolk Wood Sand still this a'noon Cley NWT on west side of Pat's Pool
Norfolk SEMIPALMATED SANDPIPER ad again Titchwell RSPB on Tidal Marsh late morning
Norfolk Wood Sand still Cley NWT at north end of Pat's Pool from Teal Hide at 10.07am
Norfolk Little Stint Titchwell RSPB on freshmarsh +11.Spoonbills Great White Egret 3.Spotted Redshanks Continental Black-tailed Godwit (nominate form limosa)
Norfolk no sign of ad.Pacific Golden Plover Breydon Water south of South Wall in horse field c300yds west of pumping station