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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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Sunday 25th June 2017

A total of 3 Spoonbills were in the area during the day. Moths included 2 Privet Hawks, Pine and Poplar Hawks, a Rosy Footman and another Red-necked Footman.

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Norfolk Red-backed Shrike male singing still 2.40pm NNE of Burgh Castle at Breydon Water South Wall by Pump House tho distant. Walk NNW then ENE along public footpath from church west of Burgh Castle for 1.75mls TG.489.064
Norfolk Red-backed Shrike male still 2.15pm NNE of Burgh Castle at Breydon Water South Wall by Pump House. Walk NNW then ENE along public footpath from church west of Burgh Castle for 1.75mls TG.489.064
Norfolk Red-backed Shrike male still 1.15pm NNE of Burgh Castle at Breydon Water South Wall by Pump House. Walk NNW then ENE along public footpath from church west of Burgh Castle for 1.75mls TG.489.064
Norfolk Spoonbill Cley NWT still
Norfolk Wood Sand Potter Heigham Marshes on pool on west path beyond gate with 'bull in field' sign at north end at 12.54pm. Use car park at Lathams (£8.50 per day) +take Middle Wall footpath ENE for 1ml NR29 5JE
Norfolk Red-backed Shrike male NNE of Burgh Castle at Breydon Water South Wall by Pump House. Walk NNW then ENE along public footpath from church west of Burgh Castle TG.489.064
Norfolk Red-backed Shrike male NNE of Burgh Castle at Breydon Water South Wall by Pump House. Walk NNW then ENE along public footpath from church west of Burgh Castle for 1.75mls TG.489.064
Norfolk 6.BLACK-WINGED STILTS (male fem 4.young) still Potter Heigham Marshes at 12.22pm. Use car park at Lathams (£8.50 per day) +take footpath ENE for 1ml TG.437.194 NR29 5JE
Norfolk 2.BLACK-WINGED STILTS (male +fem) still Potter Heigham Marshes at 11.53am (+14.Spoonbills still). Use car park at Lathams (£8.50 per day) +take footpath ENE for 1ml TG.437.194 NR29 5JE
Norfolk 6+Spoonbills Holme on Hun Pool
Norfolk Spotted Redshank Potter Heigham Marshes at 10.19am. Use car park at Lathams (£8.50 per day) +take Middle Wall footpath ENE for 1ml NR29 5JE
Norfolk Cattle Egret again Potter Heigham Marshes at 10.19am. Use car park at Lathams (£8.50 per day) +take Middle Wall footpath ENE for 1ml NR29 5JE
Norfolk 6.Little Gulls (all 1s) Cley NWT still on Arnold's Marsh
Norfolk Turtle Dove Titchwell RSPB still in car park
Norfolk 25.Spoonbills 1ml ENE of Stiffkey just north of A149 at Stiffkey Fen. Use A149 layby, walk east +take footpath north along west side of River Stiffkey TF.983.437
Norfolk 5.Spoonbills Titchwell RSPB on freshmarsh +Spotted Redshank Little Gull