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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 25th September 2018

A Spotted Redshank and Green Sandpiper were on Broadwater and at least six hundred Pink-feet were seen over and on the Grazing Marsh.

Norfolk News from RARE BIRD ALERT
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Norfolk PALLID HARRIER juv.fem still 1.51pm Welney WWT from Lyle Hide tho elusive. Reserve open 9.30am-5pm. Admission £7.90 for non-members. Memberships from £52; concessions £42 PE14 9TN
Norfolk Jack Snipe Welney WWT from main observatory
Norfolk 2.Great White Egrets Holkham NNR from Joe Jordan Hide at 10.10am
Norfolk 2.Spoonbills Titchwell RSPB on Thornham Marsh at 11.32am
Norfolk 2.Pec Sands still 11.26am 2.5mls SE of Brundall at Buckenham Marshes RSPB on pool near hide TG.351.056 NR13 4HW
Norfolk PALLID HARRIER juv.fem still Welney WWT from Lyle Hide. Reserve open 9.30am-5pm. Admission £7.90 for non-members. Memberships from £52; concessions £42 PE14 9TN
Norfolk Puffin flew east past Sheringham
Norfolk 19.Common Cranes Welney WWT on Lady Fen viewable from visitor centre at 11.15am
Norfolk Spoonbill Titchwell RSPB on freshmarsh again 10.20am
Norfolk no sign of Barred Warbler Burnham Overy Dunes in bushes at start of boardwalk by mid morning TF.857.456
Norfolk 2.Pec Sands still 2.5mls SE of Brundall at Buckenham Marshes RSPB on pool near hide at 9.55am TG.351.056 NR13 4HW
Norfolk 2.Curlew Sands (both juvs) Breydon Water
Norfolk 4.Spoonbills Wells flew west over Beach Road
Norfolk no news on Barred Warbler Burnham Overy Dunes in bushes at start of boardwalk TF.857.456