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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 January 2021

The sea was again quiet, with a 30 minute sea watch producing the distant flock of Common Scoter, numbering at least a 1000 birds, five Red-breasted Merganser, a single Red-throated Diver and a drake Goldeneye. On the Grazing Marsh six Russian White-fronted Geese were again present.

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Norfolk Russian White-fronted Goose Breydon Water at South Wall on marsh just west of pumphouse

Norfolk Slav Grebe Ormesby Broad still 2.15pm

Norfolk Hen Harrier male y'day Blakeney Freshmarsh over saltmarsh west of New Cut

Norfolk 2.Caspian Gulls (both 1w) 2mls SW of Cringleford still 1/2ml NE of Ketteringham just south of A11 by Station Lane at Ketteringham Recycling Centre in field viewed from Cantley Lane mid morning NR9 3AZ TG.175.037

Norfolk 2.Common Cranes Winterton

Norfolk 2.Hen Harriers y'day Hickling Broad NWT at Stubb Mill roost

Norfolk Great White Egret west of Norwich still at Colney GPs at Chapel Break Road in paddock by river