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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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Wednesday 19th December 2018

On the sea a flock of 55 Eider were noteworthy with a male Pochard a surprise find in amongst them!
An immature Peregrine was also seen chasing gulls and waders along the shoreline.

Norfolk News from RARE BIRD ALERT
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Norfolk Caspian Gull 1w Cromer still on beach opposite Rocket House cafe at 2.10pm
Norfolk White Stork again Welney WWT (Short-eared Owl from Friends Hids)
Norfolk 3.Long-tailed Ducks Titchwell RSPB still on sea
Norfolk Slav Grebe Titchwell RSPB on sea
Norfolk 5.Tundra Bean Geese Welney WWT still from main observatory this a'noon (+3.Russian White-fronted Geese)
Norfolk 12.Velvet Scoters Cley on sea off coastgaurds at 10.21am
Norfolk Water Pipit Titchwell RSPB still on freshmarsh by Parrinder Hide
Norfolk Great White Egret Colney GPs again c7.20am then flew off