Tag Archives: Heronry

Heron on the Nest

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Wilden Marsh Heronry on 16th April 2018

For weeks now I’ve struggled to come up with a definite number of breeding heron pairs’ nests at the heronry. I’ve looked at the heronry from all possible directions along the eastern bank of the River Stour, and from high … Continue reading

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Filming Herons on Wilden Marsh Nature Reserve

The heron chicks are growing fast. The heronry is greening up very quickly, too, and soon I won’t be able to see them at all apart from high up on Hoo Wood ridge. I’m filming the herons from a distance … Continue reading

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The Main Reason for Wilden Marsh Heronry in one Short Video

Shame I forgot to switch the sound on!

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Heron Chicks

My day didn’t start well. I managed to drive off the Lagoon Field hard access track into the mire, ending up to the axles in gloopy mud. My son was kind enough to give up some of his free time … Continue reading

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Heronry

With the trees greening up, the herons are difficult to see at the heronry now. I shot this image this morning from the riverbank, 150 metres away from the nests. These were the only herons I could see, but I could hear a lot … Continue reading

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Rifles at the Heronry (4 images)

There were so many herons at the heronry today that it was impossible to count them; there were seven in one part of a tree alone. I stopped counting at 18 because I could hear herons squawking from parts of the heronry … Continue reading

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