Eggsellent news

I was thrilled to hear this evening the chatter of a newly hatched chick from one of the other heron nests on the Home Reserve at Rochdale. Sure enough, a search of the floor beneath the tree revealed a single discarded eggshell. Let us hope that it encourages the rest of the heronry who are now re-sitting fresh eggs following the winter storms, and over the next few days our 'Easter chick' will be joined by some fellow siblings.


No pics of this little-one I'm afraid; I have no wings of my own to see up there!


Nigel

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