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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE – NOA HIDES RE-OPENING FROM MONDAY 14TH SEPTEMBER 2020

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Holme Bird Observatory Tuesday 28th May 2019

A 1st summer Little Gull was around the Broadwater early morning, eventually flying off East. Two Spoonbills were viewable on Grazing Marsh briefly and a Common Sandpiper was on the NWT Pools.

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Norfolk Turtle Dove y'day Alderford Common
Norfolk Spoonbill Snettisham Coastal Park +3.Turtle Doves
Norfolk Spoonbill Burnham Overy Marshes still mid a'noon
Norfolk Little Gull 1s Cley NWT still on Pat's Pool this morning +2+Spoonbills tho mobile
Norfolk Turtle Dove East Dereham still at Harpers Green at Harpers Green Farm
Norfolk 1+Cattle Egret Titchwell by Gypsy Lane at 11.40am tho elusive
Norfolk no sign of any Cattle Egrets Titchwell by Gypsy Lane
Norfolk Little Gull 1s Holme Dunes NWT on pools from 1st hide at 9am
Norfolk Turtle Dove Weybourne flew over beach car park then flew inland over Kelling Water Meadow
Norfolk Purple Heron ad Heacham flew north then south over South Beach then lost to view