Sunday, 9 August 2009

The Cattle Egrets are Coming

They've bred somewhere in Somerset and this morning a juvenile graced Chew Valley Lake, so there's a high chance that it's one of the first British-born birds. We're getting all these southern species, which may be some symptom of global warming. This bird kept company with a half dozen little egrets, a Mediterranean species which was also rare fifteen years back. What will be our next new breeder?

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