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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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Holme Bird Observatory Thursday 11th July 2019

Highlights today included a flock of 60+ Black-tailed Godwits on the NWT reserve and 2 Gannets past offshore. A juvenile Cuckoo was of interest and 2 Spoonbills were in Thornham Harbour.

In the moth traps Pine, Elephant and Poplar Hawk were among the many species caught, with a Dingy Shell an unusual find for the site, and Kent Black Arches and Peppered Moth also of interest.

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Norfolk Little Gull Cley NWT on Arnold's Marsh
Norfolk Cattle Egret east of Burnham Overy Staithe with cattle this a'noon
Norfolk Caspian Gull ad Cley NWT on Simmonds' Scrape at 2.05pm
Norfolk Roseate Tern ad flew west past Weybourne Camp 5.30-7.30am
Norfolk Spotted Redshank Cley NWT on Pat's Pool at 9.16am +1s.Little Gull still
Norfolk Green-winged Teal drk still Cley NWT on Simmonds' Scrape from Daukes' Hide at 9.12am (+Spoonbill still)