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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.

Tuesday 29th May 2018

Thick fog all day which unsurprisingly made seeing birds difficult ! Birds recorded though included a Turtle Dove near Redwell Marsh, a Hobby and a vocal Little Ringed Plover out over the grazing marsh.

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Norfolk Garganey drk Strumpshaw Fen RSPB from Tower Hide at 3.30pm
Norfolk Curlew Sand 1ml ESE of Potter Heigham at Potter Heigham Marshes +Grey Plover. Use car park by A149 at Lathams (£8.50 per day) +take track ENE for 3/4ml NR29 5JE
Norfolk Turtle Dove Seething still 9am
Norfolk Black Redstart male Norwich on Farmers Avenue by The Bell Hotel at 9.38am
Norfolk Garganey drk Titchwell RSPB still on freshmarsh +3.1s.Little Gulls