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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.
We continue to thank all our members and visitors for their patience, and for continuing to keep our staff and visitors safe.

Sunday 21st January 2018

A single Waxwing was still present on the reserve, and on the sea 24 Red-breasted Mergansers, 23 Red-throated Divers, 24 Great Crested Grebes, and 13 Guillemots were seen.

Norfolk News from RARE BIRD ALERT
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Norfolk Bittern SE of Norwich still 2.10pm at Whitlingham Ctry Park from slipway. Great White Egret flew over visitor centre
Norfolk Hen Harrier ringtail Blakeney Point at Halfway House this a'noon
Norfolk Waxwing 1w Holme NOA still
Norfolk c70.Snow Buntings Salthouse still on east side of Gramborough Hill early a'noon
Norfolk 9.Shorelarks Holkham Bay still on saltmarsh c3/4ml east of Holkham Gap at 12.15pm
Norfolk Short-eared Owl Cley NWT at beach car park
Norfolk 2.Hawfinches Little Massingham in churchyard
Norfolk Caspian Gull 2w Thetford still on SW side off London Road at Burrell Way at 10.30am
Norfolk Bittern SE of Norwich still at Whitlingham Ctry Park from slipway
Norfolk 3.Water Pipits Thorpe-next- Haddiscoe Marsh
Norfolk Hawfinch Great Massingham in wood behind churchyard
Norfolk 2.COUES'S ARCTIC REDPOLLS Kelling still along Meadow Lane c100yds north of school at 8.40am. Keep to public rights of way
Norfolk Black Redstart ad.male still Sheringham at RNLI car park at 8.35am cTG.155.434
Norfolk 9.Long-tailed Ducks Titchwell RSPB still offshore at 8.35am