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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.

Holme Bird Observatory Thursday 27th June 2019

A quiet day, the highlight was a reeling Grasshopper Warbler at the east end of the reserve. 40+ Painted Ladies and 10+ Silver Y moths were around on the wing. A Small Copper was also seen.

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Norfolk Corncrake male singing Welney WWT still
Norfolk Quail male singing y'day west of Norwich in field near Royal Norfolk Showground in morning (for 2nd day)
Norfolk Green-winged Teal drk still Cley NWT on Pat's Pool from Daukes' Hide at 8.45am
Norfolk Black Redstart male singing Norwich at Westlegate at 8am