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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 16th December 2015

Birds seen today included a Merlin on the beach, three stonechats, at least three Twite at Thornham Harbour,  a Barn Owl and around a 1000 Lapwings heading west early am. The sea proved disappointingly quite, with the large Scoter flock visible distantly off shore and 21 Great Crested Grebes and five Red-throated Divers seen during a 30 minute sea watch.