A red-throated diver was visible from Denge Marsh hide. TwoÂ white-fronted geeseÂ were seen on Denge Marsh.Â Smew (five males andÂ numerous redheads) and goosander (five females) were still visible from Scott Hide. Goldeneye were visible from the visitor centre. Three different marsh harriers were seen on the reserve. Stonechat, Dartford warbler and redpoll were all reported on the bridle path.
Important access news. The next few days the reserve and the visitor centre will open as usual.
Please note that next Wednesday, 17/01/07 the access track, the nature trail and the visitor centre will be closed. You will however still be able park at the ARC car park and walk to Hanson-ARC hide and the viewing screen.