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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.

Tuesday 29th May 2018

Thick fog all day which unsurprisingly made seeing birds difficult ! Birds recorded though included a Turtle Dove near Redwell Marsh, a Hobby and a vocal Little Ringed Plover out over the grazing marsh.

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Norfolk Garganey drk Strumpshaw Fen RSPB from Tower Hide at 3.30pm
Norfolk Curlew Sand 1ml ESE of Potter Heigham at Potter Heigham Marshes +Grey Plover. Use car park by A149 at Lathams (£8.50 per day) +take track ENE for 3/4ml NR29 5JE
Norfolk Turtle Dove Seething still 9am
Norfolk Black Redstart male Norwich on Farmers Avenue by The Bell Hotel at 9.38am
Norfolk Garganey drk Titchwell RSPB still on freshmarsh +3.1s.Little Gulls