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Purple Heron Spotted in Devon

Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife )

- 2255 days ago -
On the 3rd April, Chris Townend was lucky enough to photograph this superb adult Purple Heron, ordinarily found in Southern Europe like the Camargue. The bird is believed to have migrated too far north from its African wintering grounds during the stable

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divergent r (309)
Thursday April 19, 2012, 2:29 pm
poor lost bird.Hope it finds a way back to it's habitat.

Past Member (0)
Thursday April 19, 2012, 2:49 pm
noted thank you,xxx

. (0)
Thursday April 19, 2012, 3:24 pm
As global warming takes effect there will no doubt be lots of changes of this type - no doubt those who choose to deny that global warming is taking place will come up with some other reason - maybe they will suggest that the birds GPS systems malfunctioned!

Angela N (0)
Thursday April 19, 2012, 8:32 pm
thanks :)

John B (185)
Thursday April 19, 2012, 8:37 pm
Thanks for the article. Very interesting.

William K (308)
Thursday April 19, 2012, 8:56 pm
A range shift?

Quanta Kiran (67)
Friday April 20, 2012, 3:22 am

Danuta W (1250)
Friday April 20, 2012, 3:44 am

. (0)
Friday April 20, 2012, 5:01 am
noted - thank u for sharing Cher

Kerrie G (116)
Friday April 20, 2012, 5:54 am
Noted, thanks.

Carol H (229)
Friday April 20, 2012, 6:01 am
noted, thank you Cher

Suzanne L (99)
Friday April 20, 2012, 11:26 am
Noted. Thank you.

Kath P (9)
Friday April 20, 2012, 3:06 pm
Absolutely amazing. I'd never heard of a purple heron.

michelle t (41)
Friday April 20, 2012, 4:01 pm
Poor bird.I hope its ok

Caroline Vimla (16)
Friday April 20, 2012, 4:07 pm
Lovely to see them

Bianca D (87)
Friday April 20, 2012, 4:10 pm
Poor thing, all alone in the UK!!! Hope he doesn't mind the weather there... it's a far cry from Africa!
Tx Cher.

Ruth C (87)
Saturday April 21, 2012, 6:58 am
God help it!
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