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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 Friday 26th February 2021

Highlights today were at least 4 Red Kites and a Raven (two were heard) drifting east over the grazing marsh around 2pm. Also noted today were a Rock Pipit and a Spotted Redshank in Thornham Harbour, and in Holme village 3 Crossbills and 3 Bramblings were also observed.

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Norfolk 2.Tundra Bean Geese west of Caister-on-Sea again at West Caister in field NE of West Road /Clink Hill junction
Norfolk Caspian Gull 1w Winterton North Beach on rocks
Norfolk 25.Russian White-fronted Geese Weybourne Camp flew east 7am-9am
Norfolk Black-necked Grebe Salthouse still west of Iron Road in channel 150yds south of beach this morning
Norfolk 3.Smew (all redheads) Rollesby Broad still
Norfolk Spotted Redshank Breydon Water still by South Wall +Great White Egret
Norfolk Bewick's Swan y'day NW of Norwich at Hellesdon flew over Drayton Wood Road
Norfolk 5.Common Cranes flew NW over Hindolveston at 11.40am
Norfolk 5.Common Cranes flew west over Fulmodeston at 11.53am
Norfolk Slav Grebe Ormesby Broad still
Norfolk 2.Smew (both redheads) Rollesby Broad still
Norfolk Ring-necked Parakeet Wells in garden then flew off
Norfolk Common Crane Sprowston flew west over Harrison's Wood at 7.17am