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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE – THURSDAY 5th NOVEMBER 2020

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.

Tuesday 14th February 2017

Birds on the sea today included at least 150 Long-tailed Ducks largely concentrated around Thornham and presumably birds displaced from Titchwell by the falling tide. Other birds on the sea of note included three Great Northern Divers, Two Red-necked and one Slavonian Grebe. The Snow Bunting flock had increased to around 60 birds by midday feeding on the beach just east of Gore Point. The Lesser Whitethroat was again in sea buckthorn North of Beach Road and other of note  birds seen during the day included a Peregrine, two Stonechats, Bearded Tit and a Greenshank in Thornham Harbour.