NU2505 : Heron, River Coquet

taken 7 years ago, near to Warkworth, Northumberland, Great Britain

Heron, River Coquet
Heron, River Coquet
Grey Heron (Ardea cinerea)

The stately heron is a patient hunter, stabbing fish, frogs and water mammals with its sword-like bill. In flight the neck is hunched and the wings flap slowly.

Herons build large stick nests in tree colonies and lay three to eight eggs.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 7 April, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 5 September, 2011
Geographical Context
Uplands  Rivers, Streams, Drainage  Wild Animals, Plants and Mushrooms 
River (from Tags)
Coquet 
Bird (from Tags)
Heron 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NU 2547 0543 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:20.5351N 1:35.9981W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NU 2545 0537
View Direction
North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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