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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 Saturday 14th November 2020

Norfolk News from RARE BIRD ALERT

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Norfolk Lapland Bunting Salthouse (+Great Northern Diver)

Norfolk DESERT WHEATEAR male still 1.15pm Salthouse on shingle ridge just west of Gramborough Hill. Follow COVID-19 guidelines

Norfolk Little Stint ad Snettisham RSPB still on The Wash

Norfolk Y-br.Wblr Wymondham at Tolls Meadow near bridge at 12.55pm [heard only]

Norfolk DESERT WHEATEAR male still c12.05pm Salthouse on shingle ridge just west of Gramborough Hill. Follow COVID-19 guidelines

Norfolk Pom Skua Cley NWT flew past beach car park (+Great Northern Diver)

Norfolk DESERT WHEATEAR male still 10.30am Salthouse on shingle ridge just west of Gramborough Hill

Norfolk 2.Ravens flew west over Salthouse then SW over Morston Quay at 10.20am

Norfolk DUSKY WARBLER 2/3ml west of Weybourne at Muckleburgh Hill still on north side by Weybourne Camp TG.1016.4313

Norfolk 30.Russian White-fronted Geese Holkham Freshmarsh

Norfolk DESERT WHEATEAR male till c8.50am Salthouse on north side of Gramborough Hill then flew west +no further sign by 9.25am

Norfolk DESERT WHEATEAR male still c8.45am Salthouse on north side of Gramborough Hill viewed from beach

Norfolk DUSKY WARBLER Sheringham still at Beeston Common in willows opposite bench under oak at 7.30am

Norfolk DESERT WHEATEAR male again Salthouse at Gramborough Hill early morning then flew east along shingle +no further sign by 7.40am

Norfolk Water Pipit y'day Buckenham Marshes RSPB still