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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.

Wednesday 22nd February 2017

The Snow Buntings, at least 50 birds, were again present at Gore Point with 7 Twite seen early morning at Thornham Harbour. Noteworthy birds on the sea included 8 Eider and a redhead Goosander and a flock of around 40 Greylags arriving across the Wash had a single White-fronted Goose in amongst them.

Norfolk News from Birdnet
Norfolk Iceland Gull Mautby in pig field S/of Lodge this a'noon
Norfolk 25 Shorelark just E/of Holkham Gap at 15:30
Norfolk 50 Snow Bunting Gore Point
Norfolk Waxwing Hunstanton at 10:50 at N/end of coach park PE36 5AH TF672409
Norfolk 10 Snow Bunting Winterton North Beach
Norfolk 45 Bewick's Swan Cringleford flew NE/over Keswick Close at 07:55 NR4 7RS TG194060

Snow Buntings in the dunes - Holme Bird Obs, February 2017 © Peter Bangs