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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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Monday 19th June 2017

Norfolk News from RARE BIRD ALERT
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Norfolk no further sign of probable Lesser Emperor dragonfly Titchwell RSPB at East Trail by mid a'noon but 1+Red-veined Darter dragonfly
Norfolk 12.Spoonbills 1ml ENE of Stiffkey just north of A149 at Stiffkey Fen at 12.30pm then flew towards Blakeney Harbour. Use A149 layby, walk east +take footpath north along west side of River Stiffkey TF.988.438 NR23 1QW
Norfolk Spoonbill Titchwell RSPB still on freshmarsh +Spotted Redshank
Norfolk probable Lesser Emperor dragonfly Titchwell RSPB at East Trail briefly
Norfolk Lesser Emperor dragonfly south of High Kelling still on Selbrigg Pond at 11.15am
Norfolk Lesser Emperor dragonfly male Ormesby Little Broad still from viewing platform mid morning
Norfolk Turtle Dove male singing Titchwell RSPB still in car park. 2.1s.Little Gulls on freshmarsh