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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 March 2018

A small movement of Goldcrests took place today with 5 trapped and ringed. Highlight of the day was a Red Sword-grass in the moth trap.



Norfolk News from RARE BIRD ALERT
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Norfolk Spoonbill ad Hockwold Marshes viewed from Lakenheath Fen RSPB +2.Great White Egrets
Norfolk 5+Mealy Redpolls Sculthorpe Moor NR still
Norfolk 4.Hawfinches Lynford Arboretum still in paddocks
Norfolk Caspian Gull 1w Sheringham still
Norfolk Great White Egret Sparham Pools still at east end late morning
Norfolk 23.Common Cranes y'day Potter Heigham flew east 1ml north of bridge at 3.30pm
Norfolk Garganey drk still 2mls WNW of Bintree on flood by Bintree Mill
Norfolk Black Redstart male West Runton along fence by path from road
Norfolk 80+Russian White-fronted Geese flew south over Winterton
Norfolk/Suffolk 2.Lesser Spotted Woodpeckers Santon Downham still at Santon Warren down river from bridge. Use car park +keep to paths