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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 25th January 2016

A Peregrine was giving a spectacular display over the pines during the morning.
A Long-tailed Duck was off Gore Point and 8 Red-breasted Mergansers were also noted. 20+ Twite were in Thornham Harbour.

Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk Juvenile Pallid Harrier Flitcham + 2 Ringtail Hen Harrier PE31 6BU TF726266
> Norfolk Lesser Yellowlegs Breydon Water at 12:02 W/side of lumps NR31 9QB TG464048
> Norfolk Great Grey Shrike Grime's Graves TL815900
> Norfolk 3 Shorelark Burnham Overy Staithe at Gun Hill on beach at 14:30
> Norfolk Unconfirmed Report of Serin Downham Market this mrng on rough ground off concrete road to sewage works N/of level crossing & E/of railway.Park by Fairfield Road & walk N/for 200yds
> Norfolk Great White Egret Reported Bowthorpe Marsh
> Norfolk 2 Rough-legged Buzzard Choseley Drying Barns at 13:10 PE31 8PQ TF757420
> Norfolk Juvenile Glaucous Gull Great Yarmouth at 13:24 NR30 1EB TG531078
> Norfolk 2 Rough-legged Buzzard Titchwell RSPB at 12:35 PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard Choseley Drying Barns at 10:14 E/of barns PE31 8PQ TF757420
> Norfolk Serin Reported Downham Market mid a/noon rough ground off concrete road to sewage works N/of level crossing & E/of railway.Park by Fairfield Road & walk N/for 200yds