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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 20th March 2021

There was no sign of the White-tailed Eagle in the area today, however a Great White Egret was glimpsed on the grazing marsh, a Greenshank was in Thornham Harbour with 16 Red-breasted Mergansers counted in Thornham Channel and at least 3 Red Kites passing over. Four Bramblings and at least 4 Siskins were also counted in the Firs area during the day.

A single March Moth and Hebrew Character were in the moth traps.

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Norfolk 2.Spoonbills Cley NWT +Great White Egret
Norfolk Hen Harrier ringtail Terrington Marsh over fields by road to wildfowlers' car park at 11.15am
Norfolk Great White Egret Buckenham Marshes RSPB at 2.59pm
Norfolk Spoonbill Burnham Norton on marsh at 11.59am
Norfolk Hen Harrier just east of Wells at North Point Pools by track north of A149 +1/3ml E of steam railway entrance at 10.05am. Keep to public rights of way +don't enter from railway station TF.932.431
Norfolk 9.Russian White-fronted Geese y'day Cantley Marshes RSPB. 4.Russian White-fronted Geese Claxton Marsh
Norfolk 9.Russian White-fronted Geese y'day Cantley Marshes RSPB. 4.Russian White-fronted Geese Claxton Marsh