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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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Monday 21st December 2015

A cold wet windy day, with the only birds reported of note being a Peregrine along the east bank and a Barn Owl hunting over Redwell Marsh early morning.

Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk Great White Egret Welney WWT on Lady Fen early a/noon + Short-eared Owl PE14 9TN TL548946
> Norfolk 2 Taiga Bean Goose Buckenham Marshes RSPB at 10:00 + 50 Eurasian White-fronted Goose NR13 4HW TG351056
> Norfolk Red-rumped Swallow Holkham at 12:40 only W/of Lady Anns Drive but distant NR23 1RJ TF892458
> Norfolk Lapland Bunting Blakeney Freshmarsh this mrng but mobile
> Norfolk Probable Richard's Pipit Cley NWT briefly on shingle ridge late mrng then flew off NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk Cattle Egret SW/of Sea Palling at 11:45 by Hickling Road in cattle field opposite Lound Cottage NR12 0UX TG432271
> Norfolk Adult Black Brant Cley NWT in Eye Field NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk Juvenile Iceland Gull NNW/of King's Lynn 09:50 just E/of River Great Ouse by Cross Bank Road at Fisher Fleet PE30 2QA TF631204