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COVID Update Monday 17th May 2021

From Monday 17th May 2021 the NOA is pleased to re-open its reserve hides to single households at a time. We will still be advising the wearing of a face covering when in NOA hides. Your continued understanding and support is very much appreciated.

Trial of Booking System for NWT Holme Dunes From Saturday 24th April

Owing to recent visitor numbers, NWT Holme Dunes Reserve is trialling a booking system for its Car Park. Until 6th September 2021 those members and visitors wishing to park in the NWT Car Park will need to book online for Weekends, Bank Holidays, or in School Holidays to ensure they can get a place. Booking is not necessary outside these times, and is not required for access to any other part of the reserve. Parking remains free for NWT members and blue badge holders.
This may affect many of our members, and we would like to clarify that NOA members do not need to book to use the NOA car park at any time between dawn and dusk. For NOA members who also belong to NWT and wish to visit both reserves, please park in the NOA car park if you do not wish to book in advance for the Holme Dunes Reserve Car Park.

Monday 7th March 2016

Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard Choseley Drying Barns east of Chalkpit Lane late afternoon PE31 8PQ TF757420
> Norfolk 5 Lapland Bunting Blakeney Freshmarsh by the bend in the sea wall
> Norfolk 2 Common Crane Horsey Mill this mrng
> Norfolk Great Grey Shrike Grime's Graves W/of the entrance track this mrng TL815900
> Norfolk Spoonbill Breydon Water at east end NR31 9QB TG464048
> Norfolk 4 Hen Harrier (1 Adult Male + 3 Ringtail) Warham Greens in roost by 17:30 NR23 1QD TF943437
> Norfolk 6 Bewick's Swan Halvergate Marshes
> Norfolk Shag Wells harbour NR23 1AR TF917437
> Norfolk 2 Water Pipit Titchwell RSPB on grazing meadow at 17:29 PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk 10 Snow Bunting Cley Marshes NWT on shingle bank NE/ of Arnold's Marsh mid-afternoon NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk Hawfinch Lynford Arboretum still in paddock IP26 5HW TL822943
> Norfolk Red-necked Grebe Brancaster Staithe from Harbour Way PE31 8BJ TF794442