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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.
We continue to thank all our members and visitors for their patience, and for continuing to keep our staff and visitors safe.

Holme Bird Observatory Saturday 13th March 2021

On the sea today 10 Common Scoter, a Red-breasted Merganser and 5 Fulmars were counted, while a Water Rail was heard, 2 Avocets were on the Broadwater, and a Barn Owl was hunting at the back of the marsh. Two Siskins were in the pines.

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Norfolk Eider drk Wroxham Broad still at north end at 1.50pm
Norfolk Scaup 1w.fem Whitlingham Ctry Park still at Great Broad opposite car park at 10.30am
Norfolk 33.Russian White-fronted Geese Welney still from Herneside TL.522.942
Norfolk Short-eared Owl Caister at beach
Norfolk 6.Russian White-fronted Geese Caistor St.Edmund still on water meadows NW of Roman Town TG.230.037
Norfolk Iceland Gull juv Weybourne Camp still