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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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Wednesday 17th August 2016

A similar day weather wise as yesterday which allowed for ringing early morning, but the increasing wind strength curtailed activities after lunch. Five Meadow Pipits and another Stonechat were the ringing highlights. Other birds recorded included two Common and one Green Sandpiper, a Greenshank and at least 4 Stonechats along the east bank. The moth trap was again on the quiet side, but a rather smart Red Underwing was some consolation for that.

Today's Stonechat - Holme Bird Obs, August 2016

Red Underwing - Holme Bird Obs, August 2016