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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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Holme Bird Observatory Sunday 17th February 2019

At least 4 Stonechats were feeding in front of the Observatory on and off during the day.

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Norfolk c20.Twite Thornham Harbour still north of car park
Norfolk COUES'S ARCTIC REDPOLL still 2.30pm 1.5mls west of Fakenham south of A148 at Sculthorpe Moor NR at feeders at Portakabins NR21 9GN
Norfolk Glaucous Gull juv Cley NWT still 1.15pm c1/2ml east of East Bank on seal carcass (+c40.Snow Buntings still)
Norfolk COUES'S ARCTIC REDPOLL again 1pm 1.5mls west of Fakenham south of A148 at Sculthorpe Moor NR at feeders at Portakabins NR21 9GN
Norfolk 5.Great White Egrets Holkham Freshmarsh still
Norfolk 5.Spoonbills Holkham Freshmarsh still
Norfolk 2.Common Cranes Holkham flew east over Holkham Bay late morning
Norfolk Long-tailed Duck drk Cley NWT flew east past beach car park late morning
Norfolk Hen Harrier male Winterton
Norfolk 2.Short-eared Owls 2mls north of King's Lynn at Lynn Point TF.602.239
Norfolk Velvet Scoter Weybourne Camp offshore
Norfolk COUES'S ARCTIC REDPOLL 1.5mls west of Fakenham south of A148 at Sculthorpe Moor NR at feeders at Portakabins at 10.20am (+4.Mealy Redpolls) NR21 9GN
Norfolk Glaucous Gull juv Cley NWT still c1/2ml east of East Bank on seal carcass
Norfolk Willow Tit Sculthorpe Moor NR still
Norfolk Slav Grebe Titchwell RSPB on sea. Water Pipit on freshmarsh. Great White Egret Holkham Freshmarsh still
Norfolk Slav Grebe Titchwell RSPB on sea. Water Pipit on freshmarsh. Great White Egret Holkham Freshmarsh still
Norfolk 157.Russian White-fronted Geese Holkham Freshmarsh still from Joe Jordan Hide at 8am
Norfolk 37.Hawfinches Lynford Arboretum early morning
Norfolk Great Northern Diver flew east past Weybourne
Norfolk Hen Harrier ringtail Titchwell RSPB still on grazing meadow