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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 Wednesday 13th May 2020

Highlights today included a Little Ringed Plover, three Whimbrel and the flock of around a hundred Black-tailed Godwits still on the grazing marsh, along with a least two Mediterranean Gulls. A Grasshopper Warbler was intermittently reeling near the NOA car park and three Jays were in the pines. The moth trap produced ten species which included Eyed Hawkmoth, Small Waved Umber and Green Carpet. Other insects of note included Broad-bodied Chaser and Wall Brown.

Eyed Hawkmoth

Green Carpet

Little Ringed Plover

Wall Brown
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Norfolk Great White Egret Wymondham flew NW c1/3ml NW of River Tiffey ford at 7.35am
Norfolk Grey-headed Wagtail male y'day near Eccles
Norfolk Turtle Dove male singing y'day Setchey
Norfolk Great White Egret Surlingham Church Marsh RSPB