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Further to the lifting of restrictions on Monday 12th April 2021 the NOA reserves and car parks remain open to visitors but hides remain closed. We are hoping to be able to open hides to visitors on Monday 17th May 2021 in line with expected changes to government restrictions, and will post further updates on this page prior to the changes commencing.
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Tuesday 31st May 2016

Winds of over 40mph and driving rain meant a rather unpleasant day to say the least! Surprisingly though there were a few birds and moths; At least two Spotted Flycatchers took shelter around the pines near the Observatory building and eight Little Terns were feeding over the Broadwater. Seven species of moth were in the traps, a Fox Moth being slightly more unusual.

Spotted Flycatcher near the Observatory building - Holme Bird Obs, May 2016

 Little Terns over the Broadwater in a downpour - Holme Bird Obs, May 2016

 Fox Moth from the traps - Holme Bird Obs, May 2016

Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk Spoonbill Titchwell RSPB on Patsy's Reedbed PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk 3 Arctic Tern Titchwell RSPB this a/noon PE31 8BB TF759436
> Late News Yesterday Norfolk 2 Glossy Ibis Nunnery Lakes from hide IP24 2YW TL873822