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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 Thursday 4th March 2021

A Peregrine was hunting over the pines mid morning and a Greenshank was near the sea wall at Thornham, with 2 Twite and 5 Rock Pipits also noted there.

A single Mottled Grey moth was in the traps

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Norfolk Smew redhead Filby Broad still 12.20pm
Norfolk Raven flew over Overstrand at 11am
Norfolk Water Pipit on Tuesday 3.5mls west of Norwich at Earlham Marsh TG.188.086
Norfolk 2.Bean Goose sp Winterton on Estate with Pink-footed Geese
Norfolk Black Redstart y'day Norwich on north side
Norfolk Scaup 1w.fem Whitlingham Ctry Park still at Great Broad at west end at 7am