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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 23rd August 2016

Being greeted by singing Willow warblers as I arrived this morning gave an insight as to what todays most numerous bird was to be ! Around fifty were estimated to be around the observatory and at the rear of the pines, with 24 trapped and ringed during the day.  A Garden Warbler was a surprise catch as well and other birds of note included Green Sandpiper and Greenshank on the Broadwater. Single Pied and Spotted Flycatcher were on the NOA reserve with one more of each also present on the NWT reserve.

One of today's Willow Warblers - Holme Bird Obs, Aug 2016