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Purple Herons Breed for the First Time in the UK


Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, purple herons. breeding, UK )

Cher
- 1582 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
The first purple herons ever to breed successfully in the UK have hatched their chicks on the RSPB's Dungeness Nature Reserve in Kent. It is not yet known how many chicks have hatched and confirmation will only be possible when the young fledge in a few



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Sue M. (0)
Friday June 25, 2010, 12:05 pm
interesting - thanks
 

Margaret S. (68)
Friday June 25, 2010, 12:47 pm
Heard about this,really great news!
 

Ritwick Saikia (11)
Friday June 25, 2010, 1:17 pm
Wow great news. I read sometime ago, here on care2 itself, about this pair of herons nesting in the UK for the first... and now they've hatched their chicks. This calls for a celebration. Cheers. :-) Thanks Cher for this good news. Hope the airport doesn't disturb the birds too much.
 

Beth P. (32)
Friday June 25, 2010, 5:50 pm
Read and noted.
 

gail dair (0)
Friday June 25, 2010, 5:52 pm
Thanks Cher
 

Arild Warud (166)
Saturday June 26, 2010, 3:08 am
Good news,TY Cher
 

Jane Parker (70)
Saturday June 26, 2010, 5:42 am
Great news.
 

SANDRA ROCHA (146)
Monday June 28, 2010, 3:24 am
Noted. Thank you Cher!!!
 
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