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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 21st February 2020

On the sea today 5 Eiders, 11 Red-breasted Mergansers and a Red-throated Diver were of note, with Great White Egret again seen on the marsh, Barn and Tawny Owl also seen, and a Bullfinch along the approach road.

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Norfolk 4.Common Cranes between Acle Bridge +Billockby still in stubble field from barn this a'noon TG.420.124
Norfolk BLUE-HEADED EASTERN YELLOW WAGTAIL (nominate form tschutschensis) 1w.male still 1.12pm 1ml north of Sedgeford by Ringstead Road 1/3ml NE of Shaw Farm on dung heaps PE36 5NH TF.714.380
Norfolk Common Crane between Acle Bridge +Billockby still in stubble field from barn at 2.30pm. 3.Common Cranes flew over road towards Hickley