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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 24th February 2021

Another blowy day here at the coast. A brief sea watch produced little of note, the best being a single Red-throated Diver. Migration wise a single Grey wagtail headed over west, a Siskin was in the pines with the Goldfinches and five Rooks flew over east. A Spotted Redshank was in Thornham Harbour.

Male Siskin

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Norfolk Scaup 1w.fem Whitlingham Ctry Park still at Great Broad at east end from viewing screen mid a'noon

Norfolk Spoonbill flew west past Weybourne Camp this morning

Norfolk 7.Common Cranes flew west over Buxton at 11.52am

Norfolk 6.Common Cranes flew west over Langham at 11.48am

Norfolk Russian White-fronted Goose Titchwell RSPB near visitor centre on Thornham Marsh at 12.19pm

Norfolk Long-tailed Duck Ormesby Little Broad still

Norfolk 4.Smew (all redheads) Rollesby Broad in NW corner at 8am

Norfolk 3.Common Cranes y'day flew over Buckenham Marshes RSPB