HP6209 : Cold and hungry: Baltasound

taken 8 years ago, near to Baltasound, Shetland Islands, Great Britain

Cold and hungry: Baltasound
Cold and hungry: Baltasound
This Grey Heron has been sheltering beside the trees in the Halligarth plantation as the snow and high tide mean that there are no feeding opportunities. Grey Herons are very susceptible to cold weather and hard winters have notable effects on the British breeding population. That said, herons in Shetland have been proven from ringing recoveries to originate from Norway.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 3 February, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 3 February, 2010
Category
Birds > Birds   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! HP 626 092 [100m precision]
WGS84: 60:45.6868N 0:51.1484W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! HP 625 092
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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