Egret mix

From 6pm this evening until roughly 7.40pm 26 egrets gathered on the eastern mudflats opposite my house. There were 19 Little Egret and 7 Cattle Egret by the time they all flew to roost in trees on the west side of the Torridge. The Cattle Egret were far more active in the reeds at the back of the mudflat whereas the Little Egrets were content to sit around and preen. I would think that these Cattle Egret were the 'Magnificent Seven' from Fremington but if anyone saw Cattle Egret at Fremington during this time then we have to rethink our Taw/Torridge totals. Meanwhile my bedroom window list seems to grow and grow!

Posted March 31st, 2017 at 7:52 pm by Martin Unwin in Bird News