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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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Tuesday 14th June 2016

Unfortunately largely another wet and foggy day here at the Observatory. Birds were thin on the ground with most notable being a pair of Mediterranean Gulls and single Cuckoo and Turtle Dove. The moth traps were pleasingly productive with fifty five species recorded, most noteworthy being Red-necked Footman and Flame Wainscot.

 The rather aptly named Red-necked Footman - Holme Bird Obs, June 2016

Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk 4 Spoonbill Breydon Water at E/end to 14:35 then flew off NR31 9QB TG464048
> Norfolk 4 Spoonbill Breydon Water at the E/end NR31 9QB TG464048
> Norfolk Curlew Sandpiper Titchwell RSPB on the freshmarsh + Green Sandpiper PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk Curlew Sandpiper Titchwell RSPB on the Fresh Marsh this mng PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk 5 Spotted Redshank Titchwell RSPB on the Fresh Marsh this mng PE31 8BB TF759436