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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.
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Holme Bird Observatory Wednesday 7th April 2021

A single Swallow flew through the reserve this morning and the Sedge Warbler was again singing occasionally by the edge of the Broadwater. At least six Bramblings were still in the pines near the Observatory Building.

Male Brambling

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Norfolk 2.Garganey (both drks) 1ml ESE of Potter Heigham still at Potter Heigham Marshes. Use car park at Lathams (£8.50 per day) +take track ENE 1ml NR29 5JE TG.436.195
Norfolk Iceland Gull juv Cley flew west past beach car park at 3.26
Norfolk Spoonbill ad y'day Salthouse
Norfolk Glaucous Gull juv Cley flew west past beach car park at 2.58pm
Norfolk Hobby flew south over Snettisham Coastal Park at 2.23pm
Norfolk Grey Phal still 2.14pm Cley NWT on Eye Field Pool
Norfolk Iceland Gull flew west past West Runton at 2pm
Norfolk Iceland Gull juv Cley NWT flew past beach car park this morning
Norfolk Black Redstart Titchwell still 12.13pm in horse paddocks by manure heap near red tractor TF.753.438
Norfolk Grey Phal still 10.57am Cley NWT on Eye Field Pool
Norfolk Grey Phal still mid morning Cley by beach car park on sea by wreck
Norfolk Black Redstart Titchwell still in horse paddocks TF.753.438
Norfolk 12.Lapland Buntings still Happisburgh north of Church Farm in large ploughed field north of pill boxes TG.372.318
Norfolk Grey Phal still 9.32am Cley NWT on Eye Field Poo
Norfolk Grey Phal still Cley NWT on pool in Eye Field
Norfolk Glaucous Gull (Norwegian-ringed) juv still Titchwell RSPB on freshmarsh at 6.15am then flew off