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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 Monday 24th February 2020

At least 5 Avocet on Broadwater with wildfowl and a Peregrine hunting. At least 8 Twite at Thornham Habour.

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Norfolk 2.Hen Harriers (1.male) Warham Greens still mid a'noon
Norfolk Hen Harrier male Warham Greens still mid a'noon
Norfolk Great Grey Shrike still 1.05pm 1ml SW of Fincham west of Black Drove in hedge at back of fields cTF.676.050
Norfolk Great Grey Shrike still midday 1ml SW of Fincham at Black Drove on wires between Paddock Lane +Raven's Farm TF.676.050
Norfolk 8+Twite Thornham Harbour still by coal barn TF.728.443
Norfolk Water Pipit Cley NWT on mud on causeway from hide briefly 8am
Norfolk 2+Snow Buntings Titchwell RSPB still west of main path
Norfolk Great Grey Shrike still 1ml SW of Fincham at Black Drove on wires between Paddock Lane +Raven's Farm