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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 Tuesday 15th September 2020

Sightings today included two male Crossbills in the Pines early morning plus several groups of fly over Siskin, sixteen in total.  Kingfisher, Black-tailed Godwit (35) and Spotted Redshank were on the Broadwater. At least one Great White Egret was on the grazing Marsh. a Spotted Flycatcher was in the west end of the Pines and on the NWT reserve a Wryneck was seen again early morning along the coastal path.
Moths included 12 Lunar Underwing, 10 Square Spot Rustic, 3 Willow Beauty and Light Emerald, Large Wainscot and Archers Dart. A Humming Bird Hawkmoth was again on the Buddleia near the Obs building.