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COVID-19 Restrictions on NOA Reserves Further to the announcement of a second lockdown in order to help stop the spread of the Coronavirus, the NOA must once again close all hides on its nature reserves from 5th November. 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. We are very grateful for your understanding and support.

Monday 12th December 2016

An overcast day with light winds, over 1200 Pink-feet were active around the marshes together with 600+ Lapwings, 250 Wigeon and 600+ Teal. On the sea 50+ Common Scoters, 6 Red-breasted Mergansers, 1 Red-throated Diver and 1 Great Northern Diver were of note. Also of interest were a Cetti's Warbler, 12 Fieldfares, a Water Rail and 2 Stonechats. 16 Twite were at Thornham Harbour.

Norfolk News from Birdnet
Norfolk 6 Lapland Bunting Titchwell RSPB W/over main path PE31 8BB TF759436
Norfolk Cattle Egret Surlingham off The Street E/of The Covey in cattle field N/of Ted Ellis NR entrance at 09:40 NR14 7AL TG324058
Norfolk Great White Egret S/over Colney GPs at 08:30 Norfolk 4 Scaup Tottenhill GPs
Norfolk Female Scaup Snettisham RSPB on pit 4 + Ringtail Hen Harrier Thru TF650328
Norfolk 20 Waxwing Costessey at 14:10 on Jerningham Road NR5 0RG TG182100
Norfolk 2 Water Pipit Titchwell RSPB PE31 8BB TF759436 Norfolk Ringtail Hen Harrier thru Titchwell RSPB PE31 8BB TF759436
Norfolk 32 Snow Bunting Winterton on beach NR29 4BQ TG496198
Norfolk 21 Snow Bunting Titchwell RSPB flew W/along beach PE31 8BB TF759436
Norfolk 50 Long-tailed Duck off Titchwell RSPB + 11 Velvet Scoter & 5 Scaup PE31 8BB TF759436