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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 Wednesday 14th August 2019

Norfolk News from RARE BIRD ALERT
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Norfolk Caspian Gull ad Cley NWT mid evng +Great White Egret still
Norfolk 2.Wood Sands Cley NWT still on Simmonds' Scrape this a'noon tho elusive +ad.Spotted Redshank still
Norfolk Caspian Gull y'day Titchwell RSPB still
Norfolk 2.Wood Sands 1ml ESE of Potter Heigham still at Potter Heigham Marshes this evng +Garganey still. Use car park at Lathams (£8.50 per day) +take track ENE 1ml NR29 5JE TG.436.195
Norfolk Great White Egret Titchwell RSPB still +Spoonbill Spotted Redshank Purple Sand
Norfolk Quail reported Buckenham Marshes RSPB
Norfolk Great White Egret Cley NWT again on Simmonds' Scrape at 4.13pm +showing well
Norfolk Garganey juv Strumpshaw Fen RSPB from Tower Hide at c3.40pm