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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.

We are very grateful for your understanding and support.

Thursday 1st March 2018

Another snow-bound day with birds sheltering in cover wherever they can find it. Several Snipe have been forced into the wooded and scrubby areas around the village since the ground has frozen. Hopefully the weekend will see temperatures return above freezing!

Norfolk News from RARE BIRD ALERT
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Norfolk 3.Little Gulls flew west past Hunstanton Cliffs at 1.30pm
Norfolk Waxwing Fakenham flew east over Wells Road
Norfolk Purple Sand y'day Hunstanton on seafront opposite Sealife Centre at 5.30pm at high tide