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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 Saturday 21st March 2020

Norfolk news from Rare Bird Alert
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Norfolk 12.Common Cranes between Acle Bridge +Billockby still in stubble field from barn at 2.43pm TG.420.124
Norfolk 9.Common Cranes between Acle Bridge +Billockby still in stubble field from barn at 2.30pm TG.420.124
Norfolk Great Grey Shrike still 12.45pm 1ml SW of Fincham on wires by Black Drove near A1122 junction +showing well TF.673.049
Norfolk 2.Short-eared Owls Holkham Gap flew from dunes at 11.58am +2.Velvet Scoters offshore
Norfolk 2.Great White Egrets flew north over St.Olaves at 11.05am
Norfolk Raven Winterton at Bramble Hill Gap on beach at 10.45am +Hooded Crow still
Norfolk Great Grey Shrike still 10.18am 1ml SW of Fincham on wires by Black Drove near A1122 junction +showing well TF.673.049
Norfolk Great White Egret Welney WWT still
Norfolk Great Grey Shrike still 1ml SW of Fincham on wires by Black Drove near A1122 junction at 9.30am +showing well TF.673.049
Norfolk Short-eared Owl Thornham Marsh