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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 Friday 6th December 2019

Two Barnacle Geese were on the grazing marshes south of the river Hun, and Water Rail and Cetti's Warbler were heard near the Broadwater.

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Norfolk Great White Egret Breydon Water in pump fields
Norfolk 10.Twite Thornham Harbour on roof of barn near car park at 1.45pm
Norfolk 3.Taiga Bean Geese Buckenham Marshes RSPB still by railway
Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard juv NW of Wells still north of road 1/2ml west of Wells Quay viewed from gate east of old railway bridge at 12.33pm +showing well TF.911.441
Norfolk Water Pipit Titchwell RSPB still on freshmarsh at 11.13am
Norfolk Cattle Egret Welney WWT still
Norfolk Red-necked Grebe Titchwell RSPB still on sea at 10.34am +Slav Grebe still