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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 23rd December 2020

A first foggy and then foggy and wet day, which meant birding activities were largely curtailed. That said several thousand Pink-feet were visible, or at the very least audible, in the recording area. A Peregrine appeared briefly mid morning and some diligent searching revealed another roost site for the local Tawny Owl.


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Norfolk Black Brant ad Titchwell RSPB again on freshmarsh at c10.30am with Dark-bellied Brent Geese then flew off
Norfolk 2.Hawfinches Lynford Arboretum still in paddocks at c1pm
Norfolk Great White Egret Hingham still at Seamere Fen
Norfolk Lapland Bunting Weybourne Camp still
Norfolk Little Stint ad Snettisham RSPB still on The Wash
Norfolk Iceland Gull juv Winterton still on North Beach near sheds