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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 Tuesday 28th July 2020

A rather windy day meant that birds were a bit harder to come by, that said birds recorded included a Spoonbill heading west over the Grazing Marsh, a Greenshank around the Broadwater along with over a hundred Black-tailed Godwits.

A Humming Bird Hawk Moth was again feeding on the Vipers Bugloss, and the moth trap held 37 species included a rather smart Red Twin Spot Carpet pictured below.
Norfolk News from RARE BIRD ALERT
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Norfolk no sign of ad.Roseate Tern Snettisham RSPB by 2.35pm (but 5.ad.Arctic Terns on tidal mud. singing male.Turtle Dove in car park)
Norfolk 4.Garganey (ad.fem +3.young) still Buckenham Marshes RSPB at 7.45am
Norfolk 4.Common Cranes Welney WWT still
Norfolk Spoonbill juv Cley NWT still on Pat's Pool
Norfolk Great White Egret Hickling Broad NWT still
Norfolk Wood Sand Hickling Broad NWT still
Norfolk 5.Hawfinches Lynford Arboretum