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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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Holme Bird Observatory Wednesday 28th August 2019

On the sea today 14 Common Scoter were of note, together with 4 Little Terns, 86 Sandwich Terns and 13 Common Terns. Elsewhere 7 Avocets, 2 Whimbrel, 44 Black-tailed Godwits and 3 Green Sandpipers were among the waders of interest, with a Whinchat, 5 Stonechats, 2 Pied Flycatchers, a Tree Pipit and a Lesser Whitethroat also recorded.

Highlights in the moth traps included a Gothic, Rusty-dot Pearl and Humming-bird Hawk Moth.