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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.

Wednesday 29th March 2017

Two Swallows through the reserve today gave some hope to Spring being just around the corner. Though a fly through adult Whooper Swan,  10 Pink-feet and a 4 Barnacle Geese on the grazing marsh plus the immature Merlin seen again implying a more realistic seasonal feel to things. A Red Kite was noted again over the recording area, a pair of Med Gulls around the Broadwater and 4 Scaup seen on the sea.