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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 March 2021

A rough day with rain, but mild. A Wheatear was on the grazing marsh this morning and 9 Black-tailed Godwits were also counted. A Bar Owl was hunting and 7+ Chiffchaffs were around the recording area, with 2 Cetti's Warblers also heard.

A single Hebrew Character was in the moth trap.

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Norfolk 2.Black Redstarts Northrepps
Norfolk Wheatear Hopton-on-Sea along cliffs
Norfolk Long-tailed Duck Ormesby Little Broad still 11.50am +Great White Egret
Norfolk 3.Common Cranes Weybourne Camp flew east this morning
Norfolk Great White Egret Limpenhoe still just north of railway from Well Road/ Marsh Road junction at 7.30am
Norfolk 3.Common Cranes flew east over Sidestrand at 8.15am
Norfolk 3.Common Cranes Cley NWT flew east