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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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Saturday 21st July 2018

A Spoonbill was seen early morning and a Kingfisher was around the Broadwater.

An impressive haul of moths included a Tree Lichen Beauty, 2 Flame Wainscots, and a Ghost Moth

Many thanks to all who attended the Hempton Moth day, an excellent catch was recorded - details to follow!

Norfolk News from RARE BIRD ALERT
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Norfolk Wood Sand Welney WWT from Friends Hide
Norfolk 5.Great White Egrets Strumpshaw Fen RSPB this a'noon: 4.from Tower Hide, 1.still from Reception Hide
Norfolk LESSER YELLOWLEGS ad Titchwell RSPB still 1.55pm on Tidal Pool (+3.Spoonbills still) PE31 8BB
Norfolk LESSER YELLOWLEGS ad Titchwell RSPB still 1.30pm from Parrinder Hide TF.750.438 PE31 8BB
Norfolk White-winged Black Tern Snettisham RSPB over pit from Shore Hide at 1.23pm
Norfolk LESSER YELLOWLEGS ad Titchwell RSPB again on Tidal Pool at 1.15pm PE31 8BB
Norfolk 2.Great White Egrets y'day flew west past Weybourne Camp
Norfolk 2.Garganey 1ml ESE of Potter Heigham still at Potter Heigham Marshes +5.Spoonbills Great White Egret. Use c'pk by A149 at Lathams (£8.50 per day) +take track ENE for 3/4ml NR29 5JE
Norfolk Temminck's Stint Titchwell RSPB still in NE corner of tidal pool tho distant (+9.Spoonbills) TF.750.438 PE31 8BB
Norfolk 4.Great White Egrets reported y'day Cley NWT
Norfolk Great White Egret Strumpshaw Fen RSPB from visitor centre
Norfolk 5.Spoonbills 1ml ESE of Potter Heigham still at Potter Heigham Marshes on NW pool at 7.57am. Use c'pk by A149 at Lathams (£8.50 per day) +take track ENE for 3/4ml NR29 5JE
Norfolk no sign of ad.Lesser Yellowlegs Titchwell RSPB on freshmarsh (but Great White Egret 2.Spoonbills 3.Curlew Sands) TF.750.438 PE31 8BB
Norfolk 2.Knot Hickling Broad NWT on Rush Hill Scrape at 5.55am