When we grow up....

... we want to be Heron Homes!


We are of course talking about the newly-planted Spruce Fir trees which John Thorpe and I have planted over the course of the past couple of evenings.


These trees (fifty in total), should grow tall and proud over the next 40-50 years, and in just 15-18 years be capable of sustaining a extremely weighty heron nest with chicks and parents. We received two further trees from our Christmas Tree Appeal which have also been planted out on another part of the reserve where the two previous trees planted some 20 years ago already support a huge number of nesting birds.


Nigel

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