Monday, 25 July 2011

LITTLE EGRETS fledge two young

Right under our noses, a pair of LITTLE EGRETS has successfully nested on the Drayton Bank and managed to procure two young to almost flying stage without being seen. Since at least Thursday, two spiky-headed juveniles have sat begging in the Willows and have been fed intermittently with food by the adults.

Only last week, Barry Reed released information revealing that LITTLE EGRETS had bred at Amwell NR this summer - these two occurrences representing the first known breeding of the species within the county

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