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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.
We continue to thank all our members and visitors for their patience, and for continuing to keep our staff and visitors safe.

Holme Bird Observatory Monday 28th December 2020

Norfolk News from RARE BIRD ALERT
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Norfolk Hen Harrier ringtail Roydon Common NNR again 2.30pm
Norfolk 2.Russian White-fronted Geese Choseley drying barns this a'noon
Norfolk Short-eared Owl NE of Chedgrave still at Hardley Staithe mid a'noon
Norfolk 2+Water Pipits 1ml ESE of Potter Heigham at Potter Heigham Marshes at 1.30pm. Use car park at Lathams (£8.50 per day) +take track ENE 1ml NR29 5JE TG.436.195
Norfolk 47.Snow Buntings Holkham Bay east of Holkham Gap in roped-off area at 12.35pm TF.899.460. Long-tailed Duck on sea
Norfolk Red-necked Grebe Blakeney Harbour in outer section viewed from Stiffkey at 10.30am tho distant +Great Northern Diver Pale-bellied Brent Goose
Norfolk no sign of any Taiga Bean Geese Cantley Marshes RSPB /Buckenham Marshes RSPB by c1pm (but c60.Russian White-fronted Geese Buckenham Marshes RSPB. 26.Russian White-fronted Geese Cantley Marshes RSPB)
Norfolk no sign of any Taiga Bean Geese Cantley Marshes RSPB /Buckenham Marshes RSPB by c1pm (but c60.Russian White-fronted Geese Buckenham Marshes RSPB. 26.Russian White-fronted Geese Cantley Marshes RSPB)
Norfolk 62.Russian White-fronted Geese flew over Buckenham towards Cantley at 12.13pm
Norfolk Slav Grebe Ormesby Broad still from Rollesby Bridge this morning
Norfolk Long-tailed Duck Filby Broad still this morning
Norfolk 4.Tundra Bean Geese Tottenhill Pits still with Greylag Geese
Norfolk Little Stint ad Snettisham RSPB still on The Wash at 10.37am
Norfolk Great White Egret west of Norwich again at Colney GPs in flight
Norfolk Great White Egret y'day Thorpe-next-Haddiscoe Marshes by dyke in a'noon
Norfolk 6.Taiga Bean Geese y'day Cantley Marshes RSPB at west end late a'noon