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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE – Tuesday 29th DECEMBER 2020

Further to the announcement of a Tier 4 (Stay at home) lockdown in Norfolk, the NOA has closed all hides on its nature reserves. While we would discourage anyone from travelling too far during this crucial time, our reserves themselves will remain open for local visitors and usual charges will apply for non-members. Please follow government advice, and respect social distancing at all times. We will restore access to our facilities as and when government restrictions permit.

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Wednesday 6th May 2015

Small numbers of swifts continued to pass through, at least 15 Yellow wagtails, 6 Barnacle Geese, 4 Pink-feet and  a rather smart looking Bar-headed Goose were on the grazing marsh.  

Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk 4 Spoonbill Cley NWT flew past Daukes' Hide this evng NR25 7SA
> Norfolk Temminck's Stint early evng Hickling Broad NWT on Rush Hill Scrape from hide on Weaver's Way with NR12 0BW
> Norfolk 3 Spoonbill Cley NWT on The Serpentine NR25 7SA
> Norfolk 3 Lapland Bunting Sheringham late a/noon
> Norfolk Spoonbill Breydon Water late a/noon + 18 Whimbrel NR31 9QB
> Norfolk No Sign of Pectoral Sandpiper Buckenham Marshes RSPB by 11:30 NR13 4HW
> Norfolk 2 Spoonbill Sheringham in off the sea heading W/
> Norfolk 8 Dotterel NE/of Choseley Drying Barns 13:00 viewable from Chalkpit Lane PE31 8PQ
> Norfolk 6 Probable Black Tern S/past Gorleston-on-Sea this evng but distant NR31 6PL