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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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Friday 24th August 2018

On the sea today 31 Common Scoter flew past west, with 2 Gannets, an Arctic Skua, 37 Sandwich Terns and 2 Common Terns passing offshore.

Norfolk News from RARE BIRD ALERT
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Norfolk Garganey fem Cley NWT on Simmonds' Scrape from Daukes' Hide at 3.45pm
Norfolk 2.Black Terns still 3.34pm Rollesby Broad
Norfolk 2.Black Terns Rollesby Broad this a'noon
Norfolk 2.Garganey Strumpshaw Fen RSPB again from Tower Hide at 9am +Great White Egret still
Norfolk Black Tern juv Rollesby Broad still
Norfolk Purple Heron 1s still 1ml NW of Ludham at How Hill NR from Crome's Broad Hide in flight at c10.30am on +off. Reserve open 9.30am-5pm
Norfolk Wood Sand Buckenham Marshes RSPB still
Norfolk Cattle Egret ad Breydon Water still on South Wall Marshes
Norfolk Curlew Sand ad Titchwell RSPB on freshmarsh
Norfolk Pom Skua ad y'day flew south past Hemsby 5pm-8pm (+2.Black Terns)
Norfolk 2.Spoonbills Titchwell RSPB on freshmarsh +Spotted Redshank