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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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Saturday 4th November 2017

Norfolk News from RARE BIRD ALERT
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Norfolk Taiga Bean Goose ad still Burnham Overy Staithe in field +showing well
Norfolk 3.Caspian Gulls (ad +2.near-ads) Cley NWT on Simmonds' Scrape +1w.hybrid Caspian Gull x Herring Gull (German-ringed) 3.Little Stints. 4.Water Pipits on Serpentine
Norfolk probable Great Snipe Salthouse flushed from north end of Beach Road this morning then flew west
Norfolk 2.Hen Harriers (both males) Warham Greens roost
Norfolk Hen Harrier ringtail Rockland Broad this evng
Norfolk 3.Snow Buntings Holkham on beach
Norfolk Great White Egret Strumpshaw Fen RSPB from Reception Hide this evng
Norfolk Dotterel Titchwell RSPB at 4.30pm with Golden Plovers
Norfolk WHITE-BILLED DIVER reported Walcott again
Norfolk Black Brant ad Cley NWT still just south of beach car park in Eye Field at 3.20pm with 350.Dark-bellied Brent Geese
Norfolk 2.Water Pipits Holme on Lavender Marsh +Short-eared Owl
Norfolk Shag on Thursday Rockland Broad
Norfolk Ring Ouzel male Winterton
Norfolk Water Pipit Titchwell RSPB on freshmarsh still
Norfolk 11+Hawfinches Lynford Arboretum in paddocks
Norfolk no sign of Pallas's Warbler Great Yarmouth Cemetery in north section
Norfolk Cattle Egret just east of Stiffkey still in flooded cattle field south of A149
Norfolk Ring Ouzel Cockley Cley
Norfolk Siberian Chiffchaff reported y'day Thorpe St.Andrew in scrub at south end of Bungalow Lane at 3.35pm +Water Pipit flew towards flood at Station Marsh