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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 Wednesday 24th March 2021

A look at the sea early morning produced three Eider west, in the company of two Shoveler, which made an interesting comparison. Five Great Crested Grebe and three Red-breasted Mergansers were also noted.

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Norfolk 2.Little Gulls Titchwell RSPB at 2.02pm +Little Ringed Plover
Norfolk Black Redstart Thorpe-next-Haddiscoe
Norfolk Long-tailed Duck Ormesby Little Broad still 11.35am
Norfolk 2.Water Pipits Titchwell RSPB on freshmarsh
Norfolk 2.White-tailed Eagles (both imms) Horsey from Nelson Head track at 10.10am
Norfolk 2.Black Redstarts reported west of Ditchingham at Ditchingham Lodge at Vineyard Cottage
Norfolk White-tailed Eagle imm Horsey in field south of Nelson Head track at 8.54am
Norfolk White-tailed Eagle (unringed) imm Hickling Broad NWT 6am-8.40am then flew to Horsey
Norfolk 2.Hen Harriers (1.male) Horsey
Norfolk Great White Egret Limpenhoe just north of railway from Well Road/ Marsh Road junction
Norfolk White-tailed Eagle juv Horsey still 7.27am from layby south of windpump
Norfolk Water Pipit y'day Strumpshaw Fen RSPB still +Common Crane
Norfolk White-tailed Eagle imm Horsey still viewed north from layby south of windpump at 7.03am