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COVID-19 Restrictions on NOA Reserves Further to the announcement of a second lockdown in order to help stop the spread of the Coronavirus, the NOA must once again close all hides on its nature reserves from 5th November. 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. We are very grateful for your understanding and support.

Friday 27th November 2015

Seawatching today produced 3 Eiders, 215 Common Scoters, a Velvet Scoter, 1 Red-throated Diver, 1 Great Northern Diver, 2 Fulmars, and 10 Great Crested Grebes. Also of note today were a Peregrine and both male and ring-tail Hen Harriers.

Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk Juvenile Pallid Harrier Snettisham RSPB at 15:34 S/of southern hide then flew S/along seawall TF650328
> Norfolk Juvenile Pallid Harrier Snettisham RSPB perched on on South Marsh at 11:13 TF650328
> Norfolk 1st Winter Caspian Gull Thetford at The Nunnery till 13:15 then flew S/ IP24 2EP TL873826
> Norfolk 4 Taiga Bean Goose Buckenham Marshes RSPB this mrng NR13 4HW TG351056
> Norfolk 23 Taiga Bean Goose Cantley Marshes RSPB view from end of Burnt House Road + 129 Eurasian White-fronted Goose TG378039
> Norfolk Probable 2 Risso's Dolphin Reported W/past Titchwell RSPB at 11:05 PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk Yellow-browed Warbler Salthouse on Cross Street in garden + Male Ring Ouzel nearby NR25 7XW TG082443
> Norfolk 2 Water Pipit Titchwell RSPB 300yds N/of visitor centre on pool W/of main path + Female Hen Harrier & Spotted Redshank PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk 19 Twite Thornham Harbour this a/noon TF728441 TF728441
> Norfolk 2 Hen Harrier (1 Male + 1 Ringtail) Holme NOA + Velvet Scoter offshore, Red-throated Diver & Great Northern Diver TF717450
> Norfolk Long-tailed Duck Titchwell RSPB offshore + Bonxie & Snow Bunting at Thornham Point PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk Water Pipit Cantley Beet Factory NR13 3JA TG389037
> Norfolk Purple Sandpiper Sheringham on seafront NR26 8BQ TG159435
> Norfolk 4 Waxwing Snettisham Village at 09:45 by junction of Beach Road & A149 but mobile TF650328
> Norfolk Male Black Redstart Gorleston-on-Sea N/of pier on harbour rocks at 08:15 NR31 6PL TG532036
> Norfolk 4 Waxwing S/over Snettisham RSPB at 08:45 TF650328
> Norfolk Waxwing Sheringham in garden at 08:30 NR26 8BQ TG159435
> Norfolk 4 Hawfinch Lynford Arboretum in paddocks IP26 5HW TL822943