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COVID-19 Update Monday 12th April 2021

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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Thursday 2nd Jume 2016

With the strong northerly winds still persisting bird activity was understandably slow, with a thirty minute seawatch mid morning only produced five Gannets and two Little Terns. Activity around the reserve was largely restricted to adult birds providing young to nestlings or recently fledged young. A Cuckoo was seen early morning along the Broadwater and the leucistic Starling remained visible in amongst a flock of around forty Starlings out on the grazing marsh.

A recently fledged Wren, one of several recently fledged broods on the reserve - Holme Bird Obs, May 2016