Latest news - Christmas 2014

Spring time at the North Omaha Reserve Shorebird Sanctuary

Visitors to the reserve at high tide may see resting on the beach a large flock of bar-tailed godwits, estimated by the Trust monitors to number 600. About 40 mostly young non-breeding godwits spent the winter at Omaha and were joined in September by young birds and parents returning from their breeding grounds in Alaska after an incredible 11,000 km, non-stop flight. In March they will depart for the return to Alaska with feeding stops Asia and Siberia.

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