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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.

Sunday 20th January 2019

Norfolk News from RARE BIRD ALERT
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Norfolk Red-necked Grebe just NW of Filby still 1.30pm on Ormesby Little Broad from bridge just east of car park
Norfolk Lapland Bunting Blakeney Freshmarsh still
Norfolk 11.Shorelarks Holkham Bay still east of Holkham Gap at roped-off area (+25.Snow Buntings. drk.Scaup offshore) TF.896.458
Norfolk Ring-necked Duck drk still Welney WWT +3.Tundra Bean Geese (+2.Cattle Egrets 3.Great White Egrets). Admission £7.90 for non-members. Memberships from £52; concessions £42 PE14 9TN
Norfolk Pale-bellied Brent Goose Blakeney on saltmarsh then flew to freshmarsh
Norfolk 50+Bewick's Swans Ludham Airfield still
Norfolk Long-tailed Duck fem Barton Broad still 11.50am +2.fem.Scaup still
Norfolk Great White Egret Snettisham RSPB flew south over pits
Norfolk Hen Harrier male Warham Greens still late morning
Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard Sculthorpe Moor NR flew over Oak Fen towards Sculthorpe Mill late morning
Norfolk Dartford Warbler Holkham Bay still east of Holkham Gap in buckthorn by roped-off area
Norfolk 16.Twite Blakeney Freshmarsh still in NE corner
Norfolk 14.Common Cranes Clippesby still in field north of Thurne Road
Norfolk Red-necked Grebe Titchwell RSPB still on sea +2.Slav Grebes 2.Long-tailed Ducks
Norfolk Russian White-fronted Goose Welney WWT still
Norfolk Red-necked Grebe just NW of Filby still on Ormesby Little Broad from bridge just east of car park
Norfolk Glaucous Gull juv Cley still midway between beach car park +East Bank on dead seal
Norfolk Spoonbill y'day Cley NWT
Norfolk 43.Snow Buntings y'day Holkham Bay still east of Holkham Gap at roped-off area TF.896.458
Norfolk Water Pipit y'day Claxton Marshes