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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 15th July 2018

Highlights today were a Greenshank and 2 Green Sandpipers on the NWT reserve and a Yellow Wagtail flew over the Observatory calling.

Moths were disappointing with just 37 species including a Slender Brindle and a Nut-tree Tussock

Norfolk News from RARE BIRD ALERT
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Norfolk Great White Egret Welney WWT still. Reserve open 9.30am-5pm. Admission £7.90 for non-members. Memberships from £52; concessions £42 PE14 9TN
Norfolk Black Tern Snettisham RSPB this morning
Norfolk 2.Spoonbills (ad +juv) Welney WWT still from Lyle Hide. Reserve open 9.30am-5pm. Admission £7.90 for non-members. Memberships from £52; concessions £42 PE14 9TN
Norfolk 2.Spoonbills 1ml ESE of Potter Heigham still at Potter Heigham Marshes on NW pool +Great White Egret still. Use c'pk by A149 at Lathams (£8.50 per day) +take track ENE for 3/4ml NR29 5JE
Norfolk Black Tern Rollesby Broad
Norfolk Cattle Egret still NE of Dickleburgh at Dickleburgh Moor east of Norwich Road TM.171.834
Norfolk 7.Spoonbills Titchwell RSPB still on tidal pool