Sunday, 5 October 2014

Green Heron

Green Heron
Butorides virescens

Cornwalls second Green Heron was found at Heligan Gardens by Bob Mitchell on October 6th 2010. Remarkably the first was 'collected' at Pentewan just a few miles fron Heligan in 1889. This 1 cy bird was seen until December 1st, and was the 7th record for the UK. The bird was filmed by John Chapple.              

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