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Further to the announcement of a Tier 4 (Stay at home) lockdown in Norfolk, the NOA has closed all hides on its nature reserves. While we would discourage anyone from travelling too far during this crucial time, our reserves themselves will remain open for local visitors and usual charges will apply for non-members. Please follow government advice, and respect social distancing at all times. We will restore access to our facilities as and when government restrictions permit.

We are very grateful for your understanding and support.

Holme Bird Observatory Monday 17th June 2019

Norfolk News from RARE BIRD ALERT
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Norfolk 3.Spotted Redshanks Titchwell RSPB on freshmarsh
Norfolk Great White Egret Hickling Broad NWT still
Norfolk Red-backed Shrike fem y'day Horsey north of Nelson Head Track 200yds west of green shed NR29 4AD TG.471.231
Norfolk Quail Weybourne Camp +Spoonbill flew west
Norfolk 4.Cattle Egrets Burnham Overy Marshes still just south of dunes with cattle near boardwalk at 9.30am
Norfolk LESSER GREY SHRIKE male still Horsey north of Nelson Head Track 200yds west of green shed tho distant NR29 4AD TG.471.231
Norfolk 6.Spoonbills Titchwell RSPB: 3.on freshmarsh, 3.on Thornham Marsh