The Wilden Marsh Blog


Shame I forgot to switch the sound on!

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 to tow me out! As I would be 140 metres from my target heron family nest, I wanted to be in place early before heat haze became a problem; so, I was… Read More

Grey heron males have again returned to their Wilden Marsh family nesting site and await the arrival of females to begin raising the next generation. When a female arrives at the nest, the male heron usually collects the necessary raw materials and she carries out nest repairs and improvements prior to egg laying. A pair of herons will have one brood each year. I hope our herons are not shot this year… Read More