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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 Sunday 22nd March 2020

Norfolk news from Rare Bird Alert
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Norfolk Water Pipit just east of Wells at North Point Pools by track north of A149 +1/3ml east of steam railway entrance [heard only]. Keep to public rights of way +do not enter from railway station TF.932.431
Norfolk 2.Waxwings still Salthouse at Grout's Lane in Ducklands garden this a'noon
Norfolk Great Grey Shrike still 1ml SW of Fincham at Black Drove TF.673.049
Norfolk 2.Common Cranes Brundall over Oakdale Road at 10.40am
Norfolk 7.Great White Egrets Burnham Overy Marshes still
Norfolk Waxwing still Salthouse at Grout's Lane in Ducklands garden
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. Do not block gate TF.911.441
Norfolk Water Pipit on Friday Buckenham Marshes RSPB