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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.

We are very grateful for your understanding and support.

Holme Bird Observatory Friday 22nd January 2021

 A beautiful day, with over 200 Golden Plover on the grazing marshes and at least 3 Stonechats in the recording area.

Norfolk News from RARE BIRD ALERT
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Norfolk Great White Egret Breydon Water flew over North Wall early a'noon
Norfolk Spotted Redshank ad Thornham Harbour still this morning
Norfolk Iceland Gull juv Weybourne Camp this morning (+4.Velvet Scoters still on sea)
Norfolk Water Pipit Blakeney Freshmarsh at Chapel Pool this morning
Norfolk Iceland Gull juv Winterton still at Winmer Avenue on roof late morning