Thursday, December 13, 2007

G W Egret Ladywalk Dec 13th.

A Great White Egret flew north over Ladywalk at 2.50pm.It had been seen at few times on the reserve, river and Whitacre Pool between 12.50 and then, thought to be probably feeding along the river. (S Cawthray ).

The European spread almost certainly explains these recent appearances in Warwickshire, this species now has small colonies in the Netherlands and N W France.This now being our fifth record to date.
1st Brandon 08-07-92.
2nd Somers 21-07-95.
3rd Alvecote Pools 21-05-00.
4th Dunchurch 05-10-07.

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