Norfolk Ornithologists Association Annual Report 2019 A Review




One of the two Red-Flanked Bluetails we enjoyed at Holme NOA in October 2020.



Having just returned from two Birdwatching Trips tours of Norfolk it was great to catch up with the Norfolk Ornithologists Association (NOA) 2019 report when we got home. The NOA is a pretty small charity but it punches well above its weight and the same came be said for the annual report it is a really great read. The report follows the usual format with the main body being a systematic list of the birds recorded in 2019 – a lot of great birds recorded! The review of the year, on overview of the main bird events, is very well written and readable. The NOA run a bird observatory at Holme Dunes so of course there is a ringing report included; over one thousand birds were ringed in October alone!

There is more, the other sites that the NOA look after each have a short review of the year and there is a report on moth trapping at Holme Dunes. Eight pages of colour photos bring the publication to life and there are some lovely line drawings to break up the text of the systematic bird report – all in all a great bird report! During our recent visits to Holme Dunes NOA, October 2020, not only were we made very welcome but we also enjoyed brilliant birds! Just some of the highlights included two, yes two Red-flanked Bluetails, Dusky Warbler, nine Tundra Bean Geese and we were thrilled to see some of the ringing being done, huge thanks to all for making our visits so memorable.

We look forward to our next visit and if you haven’t been do include it during your next visit to the North Norfolk coast and why not consider joining the NOA it is a great organisation and deserves all our support.



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