Feeding activity of the grey heron
Ardea cinerea in tidal and non-tidal environments.
When to see them: At any time of year - our grey herons
do not migrate.
And for the first time, the team is planning to broadcast live pictures from the reserve's heronry of nesting grey herons
and little egrets.
occasionally nested in Conwy's Benarth Wood, where at least 10 pairs are now sitting.
were observed predating on White-throated Rails on 14 June 2007 at 1430 hrs (GMT + 0400) and again on 21 June at 1615 hrs.
See hundreds of rare and endangered ducks, geese and swans, plus a colourful colony of Flamingos and the largest nesting colony of Grey Herons
in the North-East.
WILDLIFE: Look out for brook trout, kingfishers, water voles and grey herons
along Plants Brook.
At least 25 pairs of the magnificent grey herons
have nested in each of the last five years and a closed-circuit television camera controlled from the Waterside Cafe allows you to view individual nests during the breeding season.
MAGNIFICENT Grey Herons
have returned to their treetop homes across the UK.
From the heronry boardwalk we heard the early risers, robin, song thrush and blackbird, almost drowning out everything else, except of course the grey herons
Established in 1975, the reserve has grey herons
, ducks, swans, geese and Chilean Flamingos.
will be among the first to build, carrying huge twigs to their colonial nest platforms.
are up by a third, too, and they occasionally visit gardens to stalk fish ponds.
Yesterday he told Government inspector Alan Upward that the airport had already had to take action to counter the bird strike threat from grey herons
and mallard and had opposed numerous wetland developments planned nearby.
are noisy but make loving pairs and often perform pair-bonding routines such as "billing" - gently tapping bills together - and raising up their black head plumes to each other.