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PUBLISHED: 09:40 12 April 2020 | UPDATED: 11:48 12 April 2020

Daisy Heary, five, camping in the garden with mum, big sister Lilly and big brother Frank. Picture: Tsveta Heary

Daisy Heary, five, camping in the garden with mum, big sister Lilly and big brother Frank. Picture: Tsveta Heary

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Photographers have been capturing the beauty of nature and the excitement of Easter from the comfort of their own home.

A blue tit living in a bird box in a garden in Costessey. Picture: Jeremy @Jem8472 on TwitterA blue tit living in a bird box in a garden in Costessey. Picture: Jeremy @Jem8472 on Twitter

Scores of pictures have been sent in from across Norfolk as the county stays in this bank holiday due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Birds, butterflies and ladybirds as well as Easter activities are among the many shots that have been sent in by readers.

An orange  tip butterfly in the garden. Picture: Susan BignellAn orange tip butterfly in the garden. Picture: Susan Bignell

Among those making the most of the sun in their back garden were the Heardy family, with mum Tsveta sending in shots of her daughter Daisy, five, camping in the garden with siblings Lilly and Frank and making Easter bonnets.

Olly Burton sent in a photo of his children Henry, five, and three-year-old George chatting to their friend across the road from under the garden fence in Scarning.

Garden birds whilst staying at home. Picture: Jon TompkinsGarden birds whilst staying at home. Picture: Jon Tompkins

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Youngster Juliet Bale came close to nature with a well-timed photograph from dad Adrian as a butterfly landed on her forehead.

An orange  tip butterfly in the garden. Picture: Susan BignellAn orange tip butterfly in the garden. Picture: Susan Bignell

Many emergency services and the government have continued to urge people to remain at home for the bank holiday to stop the spread of the virus as 9,785 people have now died in the UK.

Juliet Bale, getting close to nautre when a butterfly land on her forehead. Picture: Adrian BaleJuliet Bale, getting close to nautre when a butterfly land on her forehead. Picture: Adrian Bale

Garden birds whilst staying at home. Picture: Jon TompkinsGarden birds whilst staying at home. Picture: Jon Tompkins

Garden birds whilst staying at home. Picture: Jon TompkinsGarden birds whilst staying at home. Picture: Jon Tompkins

Daisy 5 camping in the garden with mum, big sister Lilly and big brother Frank. Picture: Tsveta HearyDaisy 5 camping in the garden with mum, big sister Lilly and big brother Frank. Picture: Tsveta Heary

The Easter eggs made by the family. Picture: Tsveta HearyThe Easter eggs made by the family. Picture: Tsveta Heary

Siblings Lily and Daisy making Easter grafts. Picture: Tsveta HearySiblings Lily and Daisy making Easter grafts. Picture: Tsveta Heary

Daisy Heary getting into the Easter spirit. Picture: Tsveta HearyDaisy Heary getting into the Easter spirit. Picture: Tsveta Heary

Lilly Heary with her Easter hat. Picture: Tsveta HearyLilly Heary with her Easter hat. Picture: Tsveta Heary

Henry (5) and George (3) chatting to their friend across the road from under the garden fence in Scarning. Picture: Olly BurtonHenry (5) and George (3) chatting to their friend across the road from under the garden fence in Scarning. Picture: Olly Burton

Faye LeBon captured pictures of ladybirds in her garden. Picture: Faye LeBonFaye LeBon captured pictures of ladybirds in her garden. Picture: Faye LeBon

Faye LeBon captured pictures of ladybirds in her garden. Picture: Faye LeBonFaye LeBon captured pictures of ladybirds in her garden. Picture: Faye LeBon

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