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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE – NOA RESERVES REMAIN CLOSED AT PRESENT. All NOA reserves remain closed at present, and following the lifting of some restrictions in England we would ask our members, visitors and volunteers to be patient while this situation continues. We are still some way from being able to provide a COVID secure environment for our staff and visitors. Broadwater Road is currently closed and NWT Holme Dunes reserve also remain closed. We do not yet have a date for opening. NOA hopes to restore some access at its reserves later this summer, and full details will appear on this website, but as we begin to resume reserve maintenance and repairs it could still be some weeks away and will remain limited while we find our ‘new normal’. Please bear with us, and we thank you again for your understanding and support.

Monday 19th March 2018

Norfolk News from RARE BIRD ALERT
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Norfolk 3.Little Gulls Winterton off beach this morning
Norfolk 50.Russian White-fronted Geese still Holkham Freshmarsh from Joe Jordan Hide at midday
Norfolk Water Pipit Titchwell RSPB still on freshmarsh this a'noon
Norfolk 2.Little Gulls (both ads) Great Yarmouth harbour mouth
Norfolk Willow Warbler Harleston in church car park this a'noon
Norfolk Mealy Redpoll Sculthorpe Moor NR still on feeder from Volunteer Hide at 10.45am
Norfolk Iceland Gull juv Cromer still on beach (+Little Gull)
Norfolk Twite y'day Thornham Harbour still
Norfolk Iceland Gull Titchwell RSPB on freshmarsh
Norfolk/Suffolk Lesser Spotted Woodpecker male on Friday Santon Downham still at Santon Warren. Use car park +keep to paths
Norfolk 2+Hawfinches y'day Lynford Arboretum still