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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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Thursday 29th November 2018

A very blustery day, there were slim pickings on the sea but 7 Eiders, a Red-breasted Merganser, 4 Red-throated Divers, a Fulmar, 2 Great Crested Grebes and a Guillemot were close offshore early afternoon.

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Norfolk 2.Great White Egrets Welney WWT
Norfolk Spoonbill Cley NWT
Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard Felbrigg Hall NT flew towards Metton Carr this morning
Norfolk c30.Snow Buntings Cley along beach
Norfolk c10.Shorelarks Holkham Bay still on saltmarsh
Norfolk 5.Shorelarks on Tuesday Holkham Bay still on saltmarsh
Norfolk Water Pipit Titchwell RSPB still on freshmarsh
Norfolk 7.Taiga Bean Geese y'day still Buckenham Marshes RSPB
Norfolk Purple Sand Hunstanton still at base of cliff at 10am
Norfolk Pallas's Warbler still Wells Woods in NE corner of The Dell at 10.30am with tit flock
Norfolk 2.Black-throated Divers Titchwell RSPB still on sea +Slav Grebe Great Northern Diver
Norfolk 8.Velvet Scoters Cley still on sea off beach car park
Norfolk Black-throated Diver Titchwell RSPB still on sea +2.Red-necked Grebes 8.Long-tailed Ducks. Snow Bunting on beach