Monthly Archives: December 2016
I have great hopes for another successful breeding season at Wilden Marsh heronry next year, especially after the recent improvement work carried out there by CRC Ecology. The clearance work was not easy, with water on the island being waist deep, and a large number of heavy tree trunks having to be removed to the mainland across the river. The herons appear to approve of the new open water around their heronry, and I… Read More
This is the first heron I’ve seen this year claiming its treetop heronry nest for the next forthcoming breeding season. The brown winter colours are very prominent on the marsh..