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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 3rd March 2021

A rather uneventful day, the sea was flat calm for an early sea watch, but visibility was poor. The best of birds seen were a pair of Goldeneye asleep on the sea, and a drake Eider flying East.

The moth trap produced a few moths namely four Mottled Grey's and an Early Moth.

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Norfolk Cattle Egret Welney WWT still
Norfolk Iceland Gull juv Weybourne Camp still this morning
Norfolk Long-tailed Duck Rollesby Broad
Norfolk 2.Slav Grebes Ormesby Broad
Norfolk Spoonbill Breydon Water at east end briefly then flew SW
Norfolk Scaup 1w.fem Whitlingham Ctry Park still at Great Broad
Norfolk Russian White-fronted Goose y'day Buckenham Marshes RSPB