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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 7th December 2015

The three Shorelark were again present at Thornham Harbour. Other birds of note around the reserve today included a single Snow Bunting, a pair of Stonechats, Great Spotted Woodpecker and a Chiffchaff.

Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk Juvenile Pallid Harrier Snettisham RSPB at S/end over saltmarsh at 15:00 TF650328
> Norfolk Juvenile Pallid Harrier Snettisham RSPB at 11:35 at S/end showing well TF650328
> Norfolk Juvenile Pallid Harrier Snettisham RSPB 09:00 showing well over saltmarsh at S/end TF650328
> Norfolk Juvenile Iceland Gull NNW/of King's Lynn this a/noon just E/of River Great Ouse by Cross Bank Road at Fisher Fleet. PE30 2QA TF631204
> Norfolk Spoonbill Titchwell RSPB + 3 Velvet Scoter & 3 Spotted Redshank PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard Choseley Drying Barns S/over barns at 12:45 PE31 8PQ TF757420
> Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard Heacham perched in Ken Hill Wood PE31 7AX TF663376
> Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard Heacham at 12:02 NW/over South Beach PE31 7AX TF663376
> Norfolk 3 Shorelark Thornham 10:20 on beach at harbour mouth + Snow Bunting Holme Dunes PE36 6NZ TF737438
> Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard Brancaster at 10:15 over copse opposite Field House Farm PE31 8AW TF772438